Dr. Ruel V. Maningas is currently the Program Director of the Master in Applied Business Analytics (MABA) Program and a full-time professor at the University of Asia and the Pacific. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Innovatus, the official journal of the UA&P School of Sciences and Engineering, and of the SMN Digest, the official journal of the UA&P School of Management.
Dr. Maningas is a professor, strategist, professional speaker, and capability building specialist in the fields of information systems and technology, knowledge management, strategic management, business sustainability, development project planning, management economics, and business analytics, serving public and private institutions in the past 30 years. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Extension Education with minor in Computer Science (as government science and technology scholar) and Master in Management major in Development Management degrees from the University of the Philippines Los Baños in 1995 and 2003, respectively. He earned his Bachelor of Arts major in Economics degree from Colegio de San Juan de Letran Calamba in 1987.