President and CEO
Manny is a true IT professional with extensive background in
the industry. He has worked in IT for over 30 years holding
various high-level technical and management positions in some of
Canada’s most significant organizations. He has traveled around
the world providing training, project management and technical
leadership for many companies in their systems implementation
projects. As a member of the IT management team, Manny has
participated in corporate strategic planning, technology
evaluation projects and staff supervision. He has also
participated in the development of national IT-related banking
policies and standards. With his extensive experience, Manny
Masongsong understands what an IT department needs to become
more efficient and effective in their roles, thereby helping
their business organization improve their competitiveness and
operating profits. Manny’s experience and vision have given him
the inspiration to establish Basilica Software Corporation, a
company dedicated to helping companies worldwide effectively
manage their IT assets and resources. Manny personally designed
and created the specifications for CIOAdvisor®.
Anthony Suralta, Co-Founder and Technical Consultant
Anthony brings in over 20 years of software and web development experience. His wide range of experience
includes developing end-to-end business solutions from integrated manufacturing systems, billing and
accounting systems to e-commerce applications. His passion for emerging technology has kept him on
the leading edge of software development.
Prior to joining Basilica Software, he worked as a senior programmer for Vancouver Stock Exchange in
British Columbia where he helped develop and implement a market data feed system to stock brokers and
financial institutions. He also helped stabilize the stock exchange public website’s performance which gets
over 400000 unique visits every day. In 2000, he relocated to Seattle after he was hired as a senior web
developer for Merrill Lynch. His experience in the stock exchange industry has helped him build investment
advisor tools for Merrill Lynch’s corporate clients. His technical contribution to the Global Wealth
Management team has earned him several achievement awards.
Anthony currently serves as a board member and technical advisor for Basilica Software Corporation. He manages the software development team.
When he is not busy writing software, he enjoys travelling, playing tennis or camping out with his
family anywhere in the Pacific Northwest area. He is also an avid guitar player and occasionally jams with
his son Marc with his trusted ESP humbucker guitar playing hard rock tunes of AC/DC, Van Halen and GNR.
Anthony is a graduate of Systems Technology Institute in the Philippines with major in Business Systems. He has also taken
advanced programming courses in British Columbia Institute of Technology. He currently lives with his family in Puyallup, WA.
Mark Masongsong, General Manager
Mark brings to Basilica extensive experience in
international research, organizational management, and strategic
thinking. He has worked on policy guidance for a variety of
government departments, academic think-tanks and
non-governmental organizations, for which he was awarded the
Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002. He has developed
leadership programs and taught the subject to a wide variety of
groups. At Basilica Software Corporation, Mark coordinates much of
the organizational issues and is in charge of strategic
research. From his research and industry studies, Basilica is
able to publish its White Papers and develop system management
strategies for the company and its clients. He is also in charge
of the development of the company's marketing plan.
Art Mendoza, CGA
Art is a member of the Certified General Accountants’
Association of British Columbia and the Certified General
Accountants’ Association of Canada. He took early retirement
after 27 years in the wholesale, retail, and service industry.
Art has worked at various levels of administration including the
senior positions of Accounting Manager and Corporate Credit