Who’s the Bozz: PLDT Smart SME Nation’s first ever Bozz Awards


[Top: Boss for Customer Service Chino Atilano of Timefree Innovations, Boss for Social Media Jason Magbanua of Jason Magbanua, Mobkard Chair of the Board Jay Bernardo representing Boss for Mobile Readiness Carlo Calimon of Mobkard, Boss for E-Commerce Kim Lato of Kimstore, President and CEO of PLDT Group Manuel V. Pangilinan, Boss for Social Responsibility Kristine Reyes-Lopez of Messy Bessy, Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, EVP and Head of PLDT Enterprise Eric R. Alberto, and FVP and Head of PLDT Smart SME Nation Kat Luna-Abelarde.]


PLDT Smart SME Nation has always been at the forefront of digital innovation. Now, they give back the recognition to some of the most outstanding digital leaders of the country, who have harnessed the powers of the digital medium to bring their businesses to unforeseen heights. Asian Dragon’s publisher Olivia Limpe-Aw witnessed the awarding celebration of Bozz Awards, the first social media crowdsourcing search for small to medium-scale entrepreneurs who have exemplified exceptional digital marketing and service.

The Boss for Mobile Readiness was awarded to MobKard’s Carlo Calimon, who made exclusive promos available readily to any customer via his mobile application. The Boss for E-commerce was Kimstore’s Kim Lato, one of the pioneers of e-commerce in the country with her online gadget shopping. The Boss for Social Responsibility award went to Messy Bessy Cleaners, Inc.’s Kristine Reyes-Lopez, who produces cleaning products made from biodegradable, non-toxic, and all-natural materials. The Boss for Social Media was Jason Magbanua, who was able to utilize social media to become one of the best, most in-demand, and famous wedding videographers in the country. The Boss for Customer Service was awarded to TimeFree Innovations founder Chino Atilano for his ground-breaking virtual queuing solutions company.

PLDT Smart SME Nation hopes that with these kinds of events, more businesses will be inspired to use the digital platform to create better opportunities and be of better service to the Filipino people.


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