A global consulting leader and IT solutions provider with over a decade of technology innovation.

Exist is a global technology innovator providing enterprise IT solutions through consulting and innovative products and services.

With a comprehensive portfolio of integrated IT solutions and services, we empower enterprises to transform and build sustainable advantages.
We are one of the early adopters of Java Open Source Software, which has become the core technology when building scalable, robust and highly customizable software application.
Exist’s technology solutions and services span clients in Asia Pacific, Australia and the US from a diverse range of verticals including Retail, Banking and Finance, Healthcare, and other industries.
Founded in 2001, Exist has grown to over a hundred workforce and continues to grow, with offices in the US and Philippines.

With us, There’s always a better way!

Our Approach

Building enterprise IT solutions using the most mature and recognized Java Open Source software.


Agile Model

Iterative development. Enabling you to respond to change.

collaboration model

Collaboration Model

Plan together. Build together. Achieve success together.

industry best practices

Industry Best Practices

Proven results. Rooted in deep domain knowledge and industry expertise.

Our Company at a Glance

Years of Technology Innovation

Years of Technology Innovation

programmer java

World-class Engineers & Innovators

awards and recognitions

Awards Recognized Across Our Domain

Clients and Partners Globally

Clients and Partners Globally

Exist Vision

Emerge as the foremost Digital Enabler and Technology Driver, spearheading Business Innovations in Current and Emerging Enterprise Markets through pioneering solutions and transformative approaches.

Exist Mission

To innovate and engineer evident technological solutions that empower businesses in emerging markets.

To continuously enhance our expertise in cutting-edge technologies and processes.

To deliver value-driven solutions that propel our clients towards sustained growth and success by fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and adaptability.

Exist Values

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.

  • We believe that we are more creative and productive if we’re having fun! The company embraces laughter, humor, and having fun while working toward achieving our objectives.

Our Management

Winston Damarillo

Michael Lim

Christopher Silerio

Jonas Lim

Willex Perez

Our Awards

Inquirer Growth Champion

Ranked 17th nationwide and top 5 in IT Software in the Philippines Growth Champions 2023 of Statista and Inquirer.

Recipient of Red Herring’s 100 Prestigious Startup award (2006)

Recognized as a Technovisionary that will lead the next wave of disruptive innovation by ZDNet (2007)

Ranked as the Most Progressive Homegrown Company by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) (2008)

Marketing Excellence Awards

Finalist of Marketing Excellence Awards Philippines (2022)

Selected as One of APAC CIOoutlook’s 25 Most Promising IT Services Providers (2015)

Selected as One of CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Banking Technology Solution Providers (2015)

Selected as One of CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Banking Technology Solution Providers (2015)

Our Clients

Winston Damarillo

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.

Michael Lim

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.

Christopher Silerio

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.

Jonas Lim

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.

Willex Perez

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.


Unit 502 5/F Orient Square Bldg.
F. Ortigas Jr. Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1605

Los Angeles

1240 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 120
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
United States

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