Winston Damarillo founded Exist in 2001. He is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of building and creating value for technology start-ups. Winston has founded multiple disruptive companies including Morphlabs, the world’s leading provider of converged dynamic infrastructure for Cloud Computing, and MaestroDev, developer of a world-class DevOps orchestration engine for enterprise companies.
Winston’s past entrepreneurial endeavors include several companies which he grew to profitability and subsequently sold to major IT players: Gluecode Software, an open source application infrastructure company which was acquired by IBM in 2005, Logicblaze acquired by Iona Technologies in 2007, and most recently, Webtide, acquired by Intalio in 2009.
Prior to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Winston was among the highest performing venture capital professionals at Intel, having led the majority of his investments to either a successful IPO or a profitable corporate acquisition.
Winston is one of the prestigious Young Global Leader (YGL) honorees for 2010 and an active participant of the World Economic Forum, a place where young leaders envision and create a brighter future. He founded DevCon Foundation, a non-profit organization that aims to showcase the “IT Pinoy Talent” and was past board member and international marketing director for the Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA), a non-profit organization that promotes the growth and global competitiveness of the Philippine software industry. Winston is also a trustee of PhilDev, an organization committed to social development and technopreneurship initiatives for Filipinos in the Philippines
and around the world.
Winston holds a B.S. in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering from the De La Salle University.