Monchito Ibrahim is the deputy executive director for policies of Department of Science and Technology – Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO). Previously, he served as the commissioner of the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT) from 2007 until June 30, 2011. In 1975, he started his career in the IT industry as a systems trainee at NCR Philippines. In the course of his extensive involvement in the industry, he has worked for multinational companies like Fujitsu, WeServ, Siemens-Nixdorf, Comparex Germany, and Unisys Australia in various executive positions. He joined the Philippine Computer Society in 1990 and served as president in 2004–2005, and president of the PCS Foundation in 2005–2006. He also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Southeast Asia Regional Computer Confederation in 2004–2005.