Sean Gerard

Sean Gerard

Managing Director

Sean Gerard has close to two decades of experience in the Media Industry across Asia Pacific. Prior to setting up Mapletree Media in 2006, he was the Sales Director at Asia City Publishing. He also worked at Malaysia’s leading Business & Financial newspaper, The Edge. Sean has also worked at Australian based Fairfax Media and London based Icom Publications.


Topp Garperio

Topper Garperio

Creative Director

Topp started designing ads for Summit Publishing, in charge of conceptualizing designs as tools in marketing all magazine titles back in 1999. He also worked at ABS-CBN Publishing to handle their flagship title StarStudio Magazine. Then, with Hinge Inquirer Publications, serving as Creative Director, manning its Custom Publications department and later on as its Commercial Magazines Creative Director.


Pearlin Siow

Pearlin Siow

Editor

A former journalist at Singapore Press Holdings upon graduation, Pearlin had a brief foray as a technologist – as the founder of an online barter site and as a business development manager for CNET Networks Asia. She soon founded an anti aging website that was soon attracting well-known doctors in Singapore as clients. A year after Pearlin’s website launch, she was headhunted to spearhead Aesthetics & Beauty Guide in 2010.


Aresh Saharkhiz

Aresh Saharkhiz

Mobile App Developer

A Senior System Architect with a PHD in Computer Science, he is a regular lecturer, Associate Professor and Course director for the Mapua Institute of Technology Philippines. A software consultant to several multi national companies both as a project manager and hands on developer.
Aresh has been working in the IT industry for 9 years, developing applications for warehouses, retail stores and call centers. A MENSA member since 2009, he is an avid fan of Computer vision research.


Gio Amista

Gio Amista

Web Designer

Gio, with his passion for arts and design, started taking in freelance jobs in print designs, logo designs, and simple motion graphic projects. Finding fulfillment in arts and design, he took a short course in multimedia arts. He, then, shifted his path to Web Design and Development services and worked as a Project Officer for a local marketing company.


Niño Victoria

Niño Victoria

Web Developer

Niño holds a degree in Computer Engineering Technology and entered the technology industry as Assistant Project Coordinator for a locally-owned machine automation company. Later on, finding his passion in programming and software applications, he decided to take another course in Information Technology where he honed his programming skills, database handling, management in web structure and designs, CMS websites and University-based web applications