The Board of Directors
Ambassador Amable R. Aguiluz V is the pioneer of IT Education in the Philippines and is considered as the “Father of Computer Education”. He built the AMA Education System to a P6-billion conglomerate with 200 schools and 150,000 students from its humble beginning of 13 students. He has also started conquering China , United States and Middle East . Ambassador Aguiluz has been the recipient of numerous honors which includes the Medallion of Bahrain, the President’s Medal of Merit, Canada Business Award and the Agora Award. Presently, he is also serving as the President’s Special Envoy to the Gulf Cooperation Council. Ambassador Aguiluz is a Business Administration graduate from the University of the Philippines , received his Doctorate in Business Administration from Columbia College , Missouri , U.S.A. He has also successfully completed the Top Management Program at Bali , Indonesia and Business Management Programs at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania and the Owners and President Management Program of the Harvard University.
Amable Miguel C. Aguiluz IX is a true blooded ATENEAN. Having spent 19 formative years under the tutelage of Ateneo, Miguel has learned to live out the mission and vision instilled by the school in his daily life, as a person, a son, a father, a friend, a businessman. Miguel joined the Owner and President Management Program of the Harvard Business School , Harvard University , Boston , Massachusetts , U.SA., from 2003 to 2005 and The first Filipino and the youngest in his batch of 150 students from all over the world, who won the First Prize For The Best Corporate Strategy Award. He attended a course study in Creating Value Through Financial Management at Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania , U.S.A. He was awarded the prestigious and highly respected AGORA Award for Entrepreneurship 2001 of the Philippine Marketing Association for his ACA Video and ACA Franchise Group. In 1999 with the proliferation of pirated films and the worsening economic crises, he experienced how an industry could have drastically affected the most successful brands he has built, he saw this as an opportunity and started developing new products that would require less capital but still generate high returns, thus the birth of the following: Ink for Less, IFL PRO, Fix It, Express Cut, Cellphone Lab, PC Aid, AIX to name a few. In 2002, Miguel conceptualized Ink for Less, the concept is being able to refill, reuse and recycle empty ink and laser cartridges with the quality comparative to buying a new one at 80% savings. When the concept was launched, he was the happiest person to witness being accepted by the market. To date, he has now built a network of more that 500 branches all over the Philippines and recognized as the largest in ASIA . He is the President of AMA Group of Companies and President and Chief Executive Officer of ACA Group of Companies. Dr. Aguiluz acquired his BS Business Management and MBA from the Ateneo de Manila University. Very recently, he was conferred the degree of Doctor of Higher Education Administration by the William Woods University, Missouri, USA.