Cecilia Pagba

Summary of Qualifications:

Proficient in MS Office applications (word, excel, powerpoint), Outlook, gmail, access, Google Docs, AutoCAD, Forte, Enercalc, GPS/DGPS devices (e.g.,Trimble, NaviStar, Total Station) construction management, sales and marketing and other customized system for specific companies
Adept GIS principles, OGC standards in different spatial data format like shapefiles, XML, Metadata, Google KML & KMZ, Google Earth, DEM, DSM, MapInfo, Geodatabase, and conversion from one format to another. Georeferencing and Orthophotos and digitizing. Also conversion of non-spatial to spatial, generating vector maps from raster data and image processing using ENVI and working knowledge in using Adobe Photoshop.
Working knowledge  in computer programming (e.g., C++, SQL, Python), WMS, WFS, Web-based mapping, and use of Drones for data collection.
Knowledge in ESRI ArcGIS, Model Builder, QGIS, ENVI, Google Maps, Google Earth, CartoDB, GeoSuites/Boundless
Proficient in Structural Design and Calculation using Forte, Enercalc, Simpson catalog, AutoCAD for preparing Structurals Plan. Ability to interpret Architectural & Structural Plans.
Competent in performing phases of GIS, Map-based Solutions Development, System Development Life Cycle, Sales & Marketing with at least 15 years work experience
Experienced in remote sensing, handling, processing, manipulation and data extraction from satellite imagery (MODIS GeoEye, Quickbird, Worldview, LandSAT, Shuttle Radar Topography Mission – SRTM) including DEMs, DSMs, and use of Drones for aerial photos collection.
Involved in Community Development Project (for almost 4 years) for the protection of Children and its environment as well as uplifting the socio-economic condition of the community. Joined company’s CSR activities feeding children in orphanage, tree planting as part of global warming adaptation and mitigation, socio-economic profiling as inputs in developing e-Governance program for the community.
Passed the Civil Engineer Licensure Examinations in 1993 (Adamson University, Philippines)
Passed the Master’s Degree in Remote Sensing 2010 (University of the Philippines)


Bachelor’s Degree (Civil Engineering) June 1985 – Oct 1991

Adamson University*

900 San Marcelino Street, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines

Master’s Degree (Remote Sensing) Oct 2003 – Oct 2010

Completed all academic courses Oct 2003 – Nov 2005
Completed Master Thesis Oct 2009 – Oct 2010
University of the Philippines

Roxas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, 1101 Metro Manila, Philippines

(Working Student/Engineering Research & Development for Technology Scholar)

Completed Master Thesis entitled Solar Energy Assessment using Moderate Resolution Remote Sensing and GIS-based Suitability Analysis in the Philippines

Work Experience

A year of Hands-on Training in Structural Engineering and Design Calculation and Construction Project Management in California, USA (startup company) Sep 2017 – Aug 2018

Learned structural design and calculation of residential and commercial projects including preparation of structural plans using Forte, Enercalc, AutoCAD and simpson catalog.
Managed the construction of four houses, dealt/satisfied with subcontractors and project owners/clients.
Prepared proposals and contracts for both structural design and calculation and building houses/commercial structures, as well as site inspection by Professional Engineer in project sites.
GIS Specialist (Full Time) Feb 2017-Sep 2017

National College of Public Administration and Governance – University of the Philippines
Metro Manila Comprehensive Public Transport Evaluation Study (COMPUTES)

Roxas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, 1101 Metro Manila, Philippines

Manages a team of GIS mappers and transport modelers in developing the needed databases required by the project.
Coordinates with a team of consultants who lead the projects and stakeholders (government line agencies) in gathering data and presenting progress of the project.
Prepares progress report of the team in coordination with project’s consultants, submits and presents the same to clients
Head of Sales and Marketing (Full Time) Jan 2014 to Aug 2016

Webcast Technologies, Inc. -Google premier partner in the Philippines

UP-Ayala Land Technohub, Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City, 1101 Philippines

Manages a team of sales and marketing for Google Geo Business Solutions & vehicle tracking system
Prepares & executes sales plan and strategy to meet set target by the company
Visits clients, understands their needs (C-levels to end-users) and closes deals
Technical Manager (Full Time) Sep 2013 to Dec 2014

Webcast Technologies Inc – in partnership with Navagis, LLC (US-based company)

UP-Ayala Land Technohub, Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City, 1101 Philippines

Handles all GIS-related concerns of the project including conversion of Globe Telecom’s Technology Network data both wired and wireless (e.g., 2G, 3G, iMax, LTE) into required digital format of the system.
Prepares inception report on Google Maps for Business Solution for a Telecom and presents to Telecom client
Manages the project and helps resolved all issues (technical and administrative) toward successful completion of the project
Head of GIS & Business Development (Full Time) Jan 2009 to Sep 2013

Webcast Technologies, Inc in partnership with Navteq  (US-based company) now known as Here

UP-Ayala Land Technohub, Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City, 1101 Philippines

Closes a deal with Navteq as a mapping contractor in the Philippines, formed a team and undergone training using Navteq’s recommended GPS equipment and proprietary software for field data collection
Manages a team of mappers collecting field data based on Navteq’s field’s operation requirements
Conducts field data collection together with a team using Navteq’s procedure in data collection, data processing, quality checking and packaging for submission
Completes project successfully and collects payments
(Note: Oct 2009 to Oct 2010 – on leave to complete Master’s Degree Thesis)

GIS Project Manager (Full Time) Mar 2005 to Dec 2009

Webcast Technologies, Inc.

39-3 Esteban Street, Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, 1550 Philippines

Manages the implementation of vehicle tracking system project with Petron. A Petroleum company in the Philippines, from installation of tracking devices in all tank trucks and managing the web-based system housed at Petron office.
Works closely with Petron’s counterpart Operations Manager of fleet and dispatching management.
Prepares and present project progress report and provides feedback on the features of the system that need to be improved further to cater to identified need that has not been foreseen during planning and project scoping.
Oversee the installation of GPS tracking devices on fuel tank trucks and its reporting to the customized web-based application for Petron’s tracking and monitoring of fleet.

GIS Supervisor (Full Time) Aug 2000 to Feb 2005

Webcast Technologies, Inc

39-3 Esteban Street, Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, 1550 Philippines

Spearhead the GIS mapping needs and data requirements assessment of the company that was starting to built its product and services portfolio in IT.
Empowers a team of database and surveyors in collecting data to build road network and points of interest using Trimble GPS equipment.
Collects secondary data from different sources and transformed it into useful format required as required by the vehicle tracking system. These data includes road network, points of interest, political boundary, data attributes
Provides GIS inputs to web-based application developers and engineers in terms of design and features (functionality and useability)of the system
Develops a process of field data collection, quality checking and finalizing of data for use on the vehicle tracking system.
GIS Associate (Full Time) May 1998 to June 2000

Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park Conservation Project – Plan International – a non-government organization

EIC Building, Isabela State University, Cabagan, Isabela, 3328 Philippines

Processes field data collected using GPS Pathfinder software
Prepares thematic maps using ArcView and ArcGIS software
Manages all spatial and non-spatial data and develops system for systematic archiving and easy retrieval for use on the project.

Professional Development and Training

3D GIS Lecture Series by Engineering & Research Development for Technology at University of the Philippines on May 29-31, 2017

5th Philippine Geomatics Symposium, University of the Philippines, Diliman Campus on Apr 20, 2016

ArcGIS Geospatial Analyst, Plan International, ISU Cabagan, Isabela Oct 25, 1998

Computer Proficiencies

MS Suite:  MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, and other software (e.g., Visio, Coggle)

GIS Software:  ArcGIS, ENVI, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Map,PathFinder GPS software,  and other customized systems for specific companies


Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers                May 1993 – Present

7th Floor Room 705, Future Point Plaza 1 Condominium,

112 Panay Avenue, South Triangle, Quezon City, 1103 Philippines

Filipino American Society of Architects and Engineers – California, USA   Aug 2018 to present


Available upon request

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