The Blogger’s CV

Curriculum Vitae of Ernesto Galvez Sonido Jr


a) Institute of Library and Information Science, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines – Master of Library and Information Science, 2003
Special Problem/Thesis: The Transfer of a European Company’s In-House Abstracting Service in the Philippines: Case Study of its Growth and Development

b) Institute of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries, University of the Philippines in the Visayas,. Bachelor of Science in Fisheries, 1991
Practicum Report: A Practicum Report conducted in Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental and La Union.

c) University of the Philippines Integrated School, Diliman, Quezon City1984.

d) OB Montessori Inc, Greenhills, San Juan City.

e) Scholarship/Grants:

Search Summit. Yogakarta, Indonesia

International Visitor Leadership Program on Economic and Business Reporting – August 6 – 17. Washington D.C.; New York, New York; Salt Lake City, Utah; and San Francisco, California in the United States.

He was invited by the US State Department Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs to the United States where he attended talks; participated in roundtable discussions and visited several cities learning and interacting about economic and business reporting; state of the media and culture of the United States.

Mozcamp Malaysia

Invited to attend the Mozilla Camp Malaysia where different aspects and projects of Mozilla were discussed.

United Nation’s Internet Regional Freedom Forum

Member of a delegation sponsored by Freedom House. Hong Kong


IBlog 1 to 5 Philippines
WordCamp 2008 and 2009 Philippines
Mozilla 5th Year Anniversary Philippines
Blogfest Asia Hong Kong
Internet Regional Freedom Forum, Hong Kong
MozCamp, Malaysia
PCIJ Seminar: Media and Media Killings


a) Lecturer, Science and Society Program, College of Science, University of the Philippines.

b) Indexing Development Team Manager, Financial Times EP Inc November 1999 to March 2012
Started out as Information Editor. He was promoted to head the World Media Abstract Team and sent to the UK for training. After a year he was appointed as Information Specialist and Manager of the Indexing Development Team and was sent to the UK for training. He tested and jump started several projects for the FT. Task included standardization of tasks , selection and training of personnel.

Project Manager/Team Leader:Indexing Development Team
Project Manager Indexing Team
Project Manager Abstracting Team
Information Specialist – Quark Busting

c) Information Specialist and Digital Media Consultant: 2009 to Present

Consultant, World Bank Sanitation Hackathon and Transit App Challenge.- 2012 to Present

Consultant, Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office – 2012 to Present

d) Blogger: 2001 to Present

e) Abstractor, EBSCO, 1997 to 1998

f) Aquarist and Aquarium Consultant, 1990 to Present

g) Projects

Google Business Group Quezon City, Community Manager

The Blog and Soul Movement – In partnership with the Asian Institute of Management and other organizations held several seminars on emerging and digital media including but not limited to – blogging, Google Adsense, and online reputation management.

TechTanod – A project of the Philippines Blog Awards, RockEd Radio and Globe Telecoms to build and train a youth community to use emerging and social media technologies for disaster, recovery and rehabilitation efforts.

Philippine Blog Awards – A non-profit and non-stock corporation whose goals is to recognize and award excellent and outstanding blogs.

2009 to 2011: President

2008: Vice President

2007: Volunteer

h) Speaker and Resource Person

He has been a resource person for a number television and radio shows for issues on the following: blogging, social media, cybercrime and online reputation management.

Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism. Report on the Social Media Landscape during the 2013 Elections

Land Watch, Angsoc and International Land Coalition. Training on Social Media and Social Technology.

EDemokrasya: Conference on the Use of Social Media and Technology for Democracy Promotion to be held on February 21 to 22, 2013 in Manila, Philippines

First Blogfest Asia, Hong Kong – Blogging in the Philippines

Shared Revolution, Philippines – Blogging and Social Media

Y4IT, Philippines – Microblogging:

Iblog 5, Philippines, Blogging and Ethics

Iblog 4 , Philippines -Photoblogging

Y4IT , Philippines – photoblogs

TechTanod, Philippines – Blogging 101 to 103, Photoblogging, Podcasting,Microblogging and Social Media, Copyright and Libel and On-Line Reputation Management

The Blog & Soul Movement, Philippines – Blogging 101 and Blogging Podcasts

AQUARAMA,Singapore -State of the Philippine Ornamental Fish Industry. Singapore

Advance and Basic Saltwater Aquarium Keeping, Philippines

Biotope Aquariums Keeping , Philippines

Eco Friendly Aquarium Keeping, Philippines


a) Philippine Blog Awards
b) Mozilla PH
c) Wikimedia PH
d) Google Business User Group
f) Blogwatch

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