- 2018 Speakers
Joey V. Mendoza
eCurrency Mint, Ltd , General Manager
Joey has more than 35 years of professional experience in the Telecommunications and Information Technology industries in Southeast Asia, South Asia, and North America. He has spent 23 years working for various companies in mobile telecommunications and digital financial services and innovations and has spent 12 years in Information Technology with IBM, Sun Microsystems, Oracle and Lucent.
Joey has spent more than 15 years as an expatriate in various senior management responsibilities in countries such as Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Guam, Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands and Afghanistan implementing digital services and mobile money solution and telecommunications projects, products, and services.
Joey was the chief architect in the successful launch and implementation of G-Cash, the first card-less and cash-less mobile money solution in the world in 2004 with Globe Telecoms in the Philippines. This service won the Best Messaging Service in the World for 2004 which was awarded by the GSMA Conference in Cannes, France in 2005.
Joey has worked as the chief advisor and technical consultant for the E-MITRA project of USAID in Indonesia as well as the chief mobile money advisor under the USAID Financial Access in Investing in the Development of Afghanistan (FAIDA) program in Afghanistan.
Joey is a graduate of Management Engineering from Ateneo De Manila University in the Philippines. He is a graduate of the Executive Management for Growing Companies Program in Stanford University School of Business in Palo Alto, California, U.S.A and a graduate of the Telecommunications Executive Management Institute (TEMIC) in Montreal, Canada.
Joey is happily married with one son and one daughter.