- The most sought-after Internet marketing and social media expert in the Philippines
- The country’s first Certified E-Marketing Consultant
Carlo S. Ople currently serves as the Managing Partner and Director of Di9it, DM9 JaymeSyfu’s Digital Creative Agency. Prior to this he was the Digital Publishing Business Unit Head for the fastest growing TV network in the Philippines, TV5 and Principal Consultant of Catalyst Interactive Marketing Inc. His professional background also includes being the Digital Marketing Manager for Friendster and the Marketing Manager for Level Up Games.
As a blogger Carlo is the Editor-in-Chief of two sites, The New Media (www.thenewmedia.com), the pioneer digital marketing website in the Philippines, andUnbox (www.unbox.ph), a lifestyle gadget and product feature site.
His clients for consultancy is a mixed pool of politicians, multinationals, public figures, and small-medium enterprises. Carlo is also the first Certified E-Marketing Consultant in the Philippines, a title held by exceptional internet marketers all over the globe. He served as the Digital Marketing Manager of the leading social networking site in Asia, Friendster and prior to that had a stellar career in ePLDT’s online gaming company, Level Up! Philippines. He initially served as Community Manager before shortly being promoted to Brand Manager and eventually became the Marketing Head for the Casual Games Division in just a matter of 3 years.
As an educator and public speaker, Carlo has given numerous talks, training sessions, and seminars on the topics of Career Motivation, Inspiration, Internet Marketing and Social Media. This includes several events with GO NEGOSYO, Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP), Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP), Human Resources Philippines, DigitalFilipino, and the Ateneo De Manila University Continuing Center for Education (CCE), Ateneo De Manila College (AISEC), Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), De La Salle University, College of St. Benilde, Immaculate Conception Academy (ICA), EARIST, STI, and more.
He is the grandson of the late Foreign Affairs Secretary and Senate President Blas F. Ople. He continues the legacy of his grandfather by inspiring the youth to love the country, the God, and their families through his inspirational and motivational talks. Carlo is also part of the board of the Blas F. Ople Policy and Training Institute, a non-government organization which aims to uplift the lives of Overseas Filipino Workers through the use of technology and entrepreneurship.
Carlo is also a prolific blogger. He’s been blogging since 2003 and has put up several niche blogs that talk about different topics, namely: entertainment, political commentary, internet marketing, corporate life, and even food reviews. His New Media Philippines site was awarded the 2009 DigitalFilipino Professional Blog of the year.
- Social Media and Internet Marketing
- Career Motivation and Inspiration
- Innovation and Boosting Productivity
- Leadership and Management
- Digital Marketing Trends
“As a fellow Internet marketer, I have learned a lot from Carlo, from social media to new internet marketing techniques. Carlo will show you how it’s done really effectively.” – Francis Simisim, President, BlueWater Day Spa
“Carlo is clearly passionate about what he does and this level of energy is very infectious within the organization. He’s known to motivate and mobilize his colleagues without sacrificing focus in times of adversity.” – JC Medina, Vice-President, Global Gateway Venture Capital
“Carlo doesn’t think twice about sharing his knowledge, talent or skills. He does this through what I call “New Media evangelism”; preaching what works and what doesn’t in this new and fast world we call the Internet. He also loves doing talks and training people. I’d listen to what he’s saying if I were you.” – Ramon Macutay, CEO, BIG Marketing Consultancy and Marketing Head for MMORPG, Level Up