Meet Our Awesome Team

Gurango Software Corporation is proud of its World Class Leadership Team and its domain expertise in the Microsoft Dynamics and Human Capital Management fields.

Joey Gurango

Joey Gurango

CEO & CTO

Joey Gurango has a solid track record in forming and running successful software companies. He founded Match Data Systems (MDS) in Seattle WA USA in 1987, MDS Philippines in 1991, and MDS Australia in 1996. In 1999, he sold MDS to Great Plains Software, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2001. Joey served as the Asia Pacific Regional Director for Microsoft Business Solutions, before he left in 2003 to form Gurango Software. In 2007, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Microsoft's Most Valuable Professionals, in recognition of his mastery of software technology and business. In 2006, the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship acknowledged him as one of the country's Ten Most Inspiring Technopreneurs. In addition to leading Gurango Software as the most successful Microsoft Dynamics partner in the Philippines, Joey has co-founded several other software start-ups such as SPRING.ph, and was appointed President at the Philippine Software Industry Association in 2013. Currently, Joey also sits as one of the Directors at Xurpas Inc. and as Managing Director of Kation Technologies.

Ana Madrid

Ana Madrid

General Manager – GSC Singapore

Ana is responsible for GSC SG’s operations, services and business performance. Her team offers ERP, CRM, HCM and Integrated solutions to clients in Singapore and nearby countries. She has 13 years of experience in handling projects in Asia, North America and Australia. Prior to joining GSC SG in 2009, she has worked for Singapore Management University (SMU), IdealSoft Singapore, Global Implementation Services PH and with Microsoft Dynamics GP Team at Sykes Asia. Prior to her career change to the IT industry, Ana worked as a corporate lending officer for a local development bank in Quezon City for 5 years. Ana is a Microsoft Certified Professional for Microsoft Dynamics GP, and has a degree in Management Economics from Ateneo de Manila University.

Berlly Castillo

Berlly Castillo

General Manager, xRM Business

Berlly is responsible for the over-all management of xRM Business composed of Functional Services, Technical Services and Support Services. Products under xRM team are Dynamic HCM, Dynamic Pay2, Dealer Management System, Loan Management System, Clinic Management System and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. He has completed CRM projects since 2009 under his belt. He joined GSC in 2008 as an Applications Consultant for Microsoft Dynamics GP and his competence as a CRM Application Certified merited him a promotion to Service Delivery Manager. Prior to GSC, he worked as an ERP Software Implementation Consultant at Jupiter Systems Inc. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Applications. Berlly has a degree in Industrial Engineering from Mapua Institute of Technology.

Remman Dumagcao

Remman Dumagcao

General Manager, Dynamics SMB

Remman is a certified public accountant with years of experience providing increasing levels of leadership in sales, account management, consulting, business development and service delivery. Since joining GSC in 2011, he has been exposed to, and has a good understanding of how business software solution is marketed, sold, implemented and supported in a profitable manner by a well-managed team of functional and technical experts. At one point, he has managed accounts in Singapore and in Australia. He is now primarily responsible for managing teams- functional services, development services and helpdesk services; and on top of the over-all delivery process of the company’s Dynamics SMB business unit in the Philippines. Remman has a degree in Accountancy from Bicol University.

Lanie Lumaguip

Lanie Lumaguip

Operations Manager

Lanie is responsible for managing all Administrative, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing, and Facilities support functions at GSC. Since joining the company in 2006, she has continuously improved these functional areas, by successfully managing several strategic projects that reduced costs and increased support for the business and development teams. Her previous industry experience working for IT Service Providers has helped her in providing for GSC's unique business needs. Lanie has leveraged vendor support services to enable her specialist teams in maximizing their potential in providing best of class Microsoft-based solutions to GSC's customers.

Vanessa Obina – Lumen

Vanessa Obina – Lumen

Finance Manager

Van is a certified public accountant and is responsible for managing the financial aspects of the company's business. Her previous years of experience in various industries helped develop her mastery in all facets of accounting and finance, which she then applied to the systems she set up for the company. Since joining GSC in 2008, her primary role has been to supervise the Finance team members and ensure the timely submission of accurate financial reports. Van has a degree in Accountancy from National College of Business Administration, and will further improve her business management expertise by pursuing a master's degree in the near future.

Stephen Villavert

Stephen Villavert

Technical Services Unit Head

Stephen is responsible in handling and managing technical staff and works closely with business unit managers. He is assigned for the overall management of technical services. Prior in becoming the TSU Head, he holds the position of Solutions Consultant in which he was profoundly involved in pre-sales activities, oversees design and estimation process, and mostly, accountable for solution architecture. He joined GSC in 2010 as a software development consultant and shortly afterwards, his outstanding and incomparable proficiencies earned him a promotion to Team Lead. He is also one of the Dynamics CRM pioneer at GSC and have a solid foundation in Dynamics CRM implementations. His major contribution in the company is establishing CRM development practice and building the development team. Stephen is a Microsoft Certified Professional for Microsoft Dynamics CRM and has a degree in Computer Science from De La Salle University – Dasmarinas.

James Olarte

James Olarte

xRM Software/Solution Architect

James is responsible for the translation of business requirements into well-architect solutions that best leverage the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Platform, lead technical design sessions for the arrangement of client business objectives and manage technical scopes and client expectations, oversee the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements of a Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementation, develop custom solutions and interfaces leveraging the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform, design and manage the execution of test plans to ensure a quality solution is delivered, conduct code reviews for ongoing projects to ensure that code quality is at the highest level possible and appropriate design patterns are being used. Shortly after he joined GSC in 2007 as a lead software development engineer, his notable and exceptional proficiencies as a developer earned him a promotion to Research and Development Manager. He is a Microsoft Specialist, Microsoft Certified Dynamics Specialist, Microsoft® Certified Technology Specialist and a Microsoft Certified Professional. James has a degree in Computer Science from Systems Technology Institute (STI).

Julius Zacarias

Julius Zacarias

Lead Software Developer and Designer

Julius is responsible for leading a team of software developers to deliver the next generation payroll module of HCM Solutions, built on the Microsoft Dynamics xRM platform. He joined GSC in 2014 as a Lead Software Developer and Designer. Prior to GSC, he worked at DB Soft Philippines as Group Manager for Operations and managed their web-based products for its US clients. Julius has a degree in Computer Engineering from Polytechnic University of the Philippines and a master's degree in Business Administration from De La Salle University.

Robert Anguluan

Robert Anguluan

Lead Software Development Engineer

Robert is responsible for the delivery of quality software development services, and maintenance of the company's existing products for Microsoft Dynamics GP. He started out as an intern software developer in 2010 and his enthusiasm in his work helped him rise to become the lead software developer in the team. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance and a Microsoft Certified Dynamics Specialist in Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0, Installation and Configuration. Robert has a degree in Information Technology.