Henry Aguda is the Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Technology and Operations Officer and Chief Transformation Officer of UnionBank of the Philippines. Also, he is the Chairman of the Board of UBX Philippines, the fintech venture studio of the bank.
Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer at the University of the Philippines Diliman Technology Management Center, as well as a Global Faculty Mentor and Director of the Academic Advisory Board of the Asian Institute of Digital Transformation (AIDT).
In addition, he serves as a Board Member of Insular Health Care, Inc. (IHC), a Fellow Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (FICD) and a former board member of the Philippine Clearing House Corporation (PCHC).
Mr. Aguda obtained his degrees in Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Juris Doctor in Law, both from the University of the Philippines.
Further to his roster of roles and academic pursuits, he is the author of the book, “Data Privacy & Cybercrime Prevention in the Philippine Digital Age.”
More importantly, he was recently recognized as “Chief Technology and Information Officer of the Year” by The Asian Banker Financial Technology and Innovation Awards 2021 and is one of the “Top 10 banking and financial technology leaders on Digital Reinvention in ASEAN 2021”, featured in an E-book that The Asian Banker co-published with *Backbase and was awarded “Privacy Advocate of 2021” by the National Privacy Commission; “CTO of the Year – Southeast Asia” by The European Global Banking and Finance Awards 2021.