MEET THE TEAM
Dennis Anthony H. Uy
Founder and CEO
Dennis Anthony H. Uy is the founder and CEO of Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. in the Philippines.
A visionary and successful entrepreneur, Dennis launched his first business while still in university, and throughout his entrepreneurial journey, has built a number of successful businesses in the telecommunications and related sectors. In 2012, Converge commenced broadband operations with a vision to provide high-speed broadband to millions of unserved and underserved households and businesses in Philippines.
Dennis’ talent and keen eye for innovation has led Converge to successfully introduce new technologies in the Philippine market – full-fiber optic networks, fiber-to-the-building solutions, and minimally-invasive micro-trenching installations. In 2019, Converge secured a USD 225 million investment from global private equity firm Warburg Pincus to support its fiber network expansion. Since acquiring its first broadband customer in 2012, Dennis has built Converge from the ground-up to become the largest and fastest-growing high-speed fixed broadband operator in the Philippines today.
Dennis also serves on the boards of several companies in the technology, media, power, and real estate sectors, and is a founding member and leader of the Asia Pacific FTTH Council.
Dennis earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Holy Angel University, in the Philippines.
Grace Y. Uy
Co-founder & President
Maria Grace Uy is Co-founder & President of Converge ICT Solutions.
Ms. Uy leads and manages all aspects of financial planning and resource allocation overseeing accounting functions, preparing growth plans, and mobilizing human resources to help steer the business to profitability. She has played an instrumental role in the exponential growth of Converge.
Ms. Uy’s extensive expertise as former Chief Finance Officer in Comclark Network and Technology Corporation and Angeles City Cable Television Network has been vital in spearheading process improvement, forecasting, and developing budgets, which has transformed them and eventually Converge ICT Solutions Inc., into thriving organizations. Prior to joining Comclark, Ms. Uy spent several years at IBM Philippines and Savers Mall, where she held a variety of business management and financial roles.
Ms. Uy is a Certified Public Accountant, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from De La Salle University in Manila.
Jesus C. Romero
Chief Operating Officer
Jesus Romero is Chief Operating Officer of Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. He oversees and manages the day-to-day operations of the company covering revenue generation, customer experience, product development, and organic growth initiatives through partnerships.
Prior to joining Converge, Mr. Romero held senior leadership positions in Globe Telecom, DTSI Group, Comstream Corporation and Hughes Network Systems. He has led Market Entry, Growth and Transformation in the areas of Telecommunications, Systems Integration and IT services.
Mr. Romero received a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from De La Salle University in Manila.
Chief Strategy Officer
Benjamin Azada is Chief Strategy Officer of Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. He leads the team in identifying, developing, and executing key strategic initiatives to drive corporate performance.
Prior to joining Converge in 2020, Mr. Azada was a Partner with PwC’s Southeast Asia Consulting practice, with P&L responsibility for operations in the Philippines. His clients included top enterprises in the telecommunications, media, technology and financial services sectors. He spent over a decade of his career with PwC Hong Kong, where he played a pivotal role in assisting clients in Hong Kong and China in transforming their operations, complying with new regulations, and entering new markets.
Mr. Azada holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of the Philippines Diliman, and a PgDip in Business Administration (with Merit) from the University of Durham, UK.
Chief Technology Officer
Ronald G. Brusola is the Chief Technology Officer of Converge ICT Solutions, Inc., responsible for design, implementation, operations and maintenance of Converge network infrastructure. He plays a critical role in ensuring that its end-to-end fiber-based network delivers high-speed and reliable connectivity to residential and enterprise customers. He directed the introduction and implementation of the industry’s latest technologies within Converge’s network, making it a pioneer in the country. His deep experience in network operations and maintenance has ensured the embedding of best practices to ensure a superior customer experience.
Mr. Brusola represents Converge on the Board of Directors of the FTTH Council Asia-Pacific, as Treasurer. He is tasked, as Board member, to accelerate the adoption of optical fiber access through factually-based Education and Promotion across the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to the establishment of Converge, Mr. Brusola was Consultant for Strategy & Control and Chief Operations Officer at ComClark Network and Technology Corp.
Previously, Mr. Brusola was Head of Network Engineering and Implementation at BayanTel. He also held various management and technical positions with Globe Telecom and ICC Telecoms. He started his career as Research & Development Engineer with Signal Consolidated Corp, a local electronic device manufacturer. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Manila. He later attended an Executive Development program at the Asian Institute of Management
Miles Tonn C. Chua
President and Chief Operating Officer,
MetroWorks ICT Construction, Inc.
As President and COO of MetroWorks, Miles Tonn C. Chua is responsible for building Converge’s proprietary end-to-end fiber infrastructure across the country. He has overall P&L overall responsibility for MetroWorks, providing strategic direction in terms of network design and rollout planning and execution, capital expenditure, and contractor management. Due in no small part to Mr. Chua’s astute leadership, Converge’s network is now among the most extensive in the country.
Mr. Chua’s team pioneered the use of microtrenching technology in the Philippines, which allows the rapid deployment of fiber in urban areas, and enables more efficient repairs.
Prior to joining Metroworks, Mr. Chua held various positions of increasing responsibility at Philcom, Islacom, Globe Telecom, Sun Cellular, PT Smartfren Indonesia, and Huawei. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of San Carlos, Ceb
Chief Financial Office Advisor*
Matthias Vukovich is Chief Financial Office Advisor of Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. In this capacity, he advises the company on its overall financial planning, capital allocation, treasury, and accounting operations.
Prior to joining Converge, Mr Vukovich served as Chief Finance Officer at Shenzen-based telecommunication technology company uCloudlink and Executive Director in Morgan Stanley. During his 12-year tenure, he led various M&A and financing transactions for Morgan Stanley’s Tokyo, London and Hong Kong Media & Communication coverage teams, with a special focus on the telecommunications infrastructure space. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Vukovich worked for NTT DOCOMO in the corporate sales and international business development functions.
Mr. Vukovich earned a Master of Arts in Business Administration from Vienna University of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Japanese Studies from Vienna University.
Mr. Vukovich is employed by Converge ICT Solutions (Global) Limited (Hong Kong) and has been seconded to Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. as consultant and advisor.