Managing Director, Endeavor, Philippines
Manny Ayala is the managing director of Endeavor Philippines, a global non-profit that helps accelerate high-impact entrepreneurs to create a multiplier effect.
Prior to Endeavor, Mr Ayala founded Hatchd, a tech incubator in the Philippines that has built a portfolio of consumer tech companies. He is also a past president of the Philippine Chapter of Entrepreneurs Organization (EO), where he launched the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards across Asia.
He was a co-founder of IRG Ltd, a Hong Kong-based M&A advisory boutique, where he worked on a variety of transactions in the Telecoms, Media and Tech sectors across the Asia Pacific. Prior to that, Mr Ayala spent several years in the Television industry in Asia, working for Discovery Channel and Turner Broadcasting in Strategy and Business Development roles.
He sits on the Board of Directors of Sky Cable and has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Yale University.