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Exist is a global technology innovator providing enterprise IT solutions through consulting and innovative products and services.
With us, There’s always a better way!
Building enterprise IT solutions using the most mature and recognized Java Open Source software.
Our Company at a Glance
Years of Technology Innovation
World-class Engineers & Innovators
Awards Recognized Across Our Domain
Clients and Partners Globally
Be the premier enterprise solutions provider and software product innovator in the Asia Pacific region.
- To empower our business partners to gain competitive advantage by providing innovative solutions.
- To continuously enhance our expertise in cutting-edge technologies and processes.
Our core values are deeply embedded in our culture. They help us drive our objectives and guide us in how we do business and how we work together with internal and external stakeholders.
We will capitalize on our TENACITY to create better ways of doing things. We will not rest on our current capabilities, but rather build on them in our personal and professional journey to be the best we can be and set new standards in our industry. We will expect more from ourselves than our clients do. We will endeavor to EXCEED EXPECTATIONS in everything that we do.
We believe that employees are fountains of new ideas, fueling better products, services, and processes. We believe that there is always enough room for improvement. We will constantly get out of our comfort zones and embrace change in everything we do.
Through the unique skills of our employees, we continuously improve and innovate our services and solutions to meet customer needs. We will embrace the attitude of continuous learning because what got us here may no longer be enough to sustain our business in the future.
We are dedicated to providing the BEST customer service possible. We LISTEN to the business needs of our customers and aim to SURPASS their expectations by delivering QUALITY SOLUTIONS that is worth their investment.
We seek effective and efficient ways to find the best solutions and better serve our customers. We are not afraid to seek new methods in our efforts to continuously enhance the results of our work. We constantly measure ourselves to demonstrate a commitment for excellence.
Founder & Executive Chairman
Exist was founded in 2001 by Winston Damarillo, a Silicon Valley veteran with over 20 years of experience as a technology entrepreneur and venture capital professional.
He serves as the Executive Chairman of Exist Software Labs, an award-winning leader in enterprise software; Amihan Global Strategies (AGSX), a strategic consulting firm serving large corporations in Southeast Asia; and Acaleph, an infrastructure company pioneering software-defined storage.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from De La Salle University, and has completed executive programs at the Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Oxford.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Michael Lim is President and CEO of Exist and is responsible for leading Exist’s corporate strategy and operations.
A veteran with over 20 years experience in the Software & Information Technology industry, Mike directs the overall corporate direction, business strategy, and technology and product roadmap of Exist.
Mike holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the De La Salle University of Manila and a degree in Executive Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, USA. Aside from holding two degrees, he also completed a Digital Transformation course at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Cindy Damarillo – Ty
Vice President of Finance
Cindy Damarillo-Ty is VP for Finance at Exist, overseeing the company’s financial strategy and operations specifically directing the company’s accounting, tax, internal audit, and financial planning and analysis.
Cindy is one of Exist’s co-founders and first employees since its inception in 2001 where she served as the company’s Operations Manager.
She holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of San Jose – Recoletos Cebu.
Vice President of Operations
Christopher Silerio is currently the VP for Operations at Exist. He oversees the key functions of global project delivery and business enabling functions operations, including resource and project management, and Exist’s IT systems and infrastructure.
Chriss is a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and a PMP Certified Project Manager. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Adamson University in Manila.
Vice President of Engineering
Jonas Lim is at the helm of the overall technology direction of Exist’s business unit for services. His in depth technology expertise and experience in implementing business-critical applications and new technology for various verticals continues to rank the company as a global IT solutions provider helping clients revolutionize their business practices.
His previous contributions to Open Source projects in Apache include Jetspeed, Gernonimo, Active MQ, and Service Mix. Jonas holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Adamson University in Manila.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Willex Perez is one of the founders of Exist and the key person responsible for Exist’s Sales and Marketing group.
As the VP for Sales and Marketing, he is in command of the development and execution of Exist’s global sales and marketing strategies to drive revenue.
Willex holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the De La Salle University of Manila.