Prof. Antonio “Tony” del Carmen is a seasoned entrepreneur. He has been involved in finance, aquaculture, real estate, information technology, education and training. Currently, he is the CEO/ President of STI College Santa Rosa and President of Prime Infoserve Management, Philpro Management and Development Corp. and the Center for Transformative Learning. In 2008, Prof. Del Carmen started teaching Entrepreneurship at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business (AGSB) where he was also the Program Director for the Master in Entrepreneurship Program from 2009 – 2017. He continues to teach Entrepreneurship, Operations Management and Strategic Management at AGSB.
An Economics graduate of Ateneo de Manila, he took his MBA at the AGSB and completed his PhD in Education Leadership and Management at the De La Salle University. His passion for education and training led him to be involved in various organizations that advocate transformation and excellence in the Philippine education system. He is presently the President of the Regional Technical Vocational Educators Association of Region IVA (RTVEA), Vice President of Philippine Association of Private Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAPSCU) and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Coordinating Council of Private Educators Association (COCOPEA). He is also currently the Laguna Industry Network for Knowledge, Innovation and Technology (LINK IT), the Chairman of the Regional ICT Council of CALABARZON, Vice Chairmanship of the Regional Competitiveness Council, and the official Philippine representative to the Asian Entrepreneurship Awards.