About PONCE ERNEST P. SAMANIEGO is Co-founder and CEO of Outliers, a social enterprise that serves as outsourced business expertise for nonprofits in the Philippines.
Ponce co-founded Outliers, on his senior year at the Business Administration program of the University of the Philippines. Together with a young and dynamic team, he is driven by the mission to empower Civil Society groups through the channel that they know best: business development. By merging traditional practices of aid organizations with efficient, market-based approaches, Outliers is effectively turning charities into sustainable social enterprises.
Outliers was named Philippine Winner out of 156 social businesses in the B