Ernest Lawrence L. Cu
DLSU GS 1973, LSGH HS 1977, DLSU BSIME 1981
DLSAA Lasallian Achievement Awardee
for his visionary leadership and strategic reforms that spurred the exponential modernization and growth of Globe Telecom and the Philippine telecoms industry
Cu finished his MBA at the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and is now the President and CEO of Globe Telecom, Inc. Thanks to his wisdom and guidance, the telecommunications giant has thrived and experienced rapid growth in the mobile market in the Philippines. Cu has been awarded many times, such as ICT Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003 by Ernst & Young. He was recognized as the Philippines’ Best CEO by Finance Asia in 2010 and 2017. Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific awarded Cu as CEO of the year in 2012 and 2017. More than that, Cu is widely known as one of the founding fathers of the BPO industry in the Philippines. With his deep knowledge and expertise, he helped pioneer the existing outsourcing business model that many other companies follow today.