Hazel Bernadette Gapuz, or "Ace Gapuz" as known to many, is an entrepreneur, marketing and public relations specialist, and an advocate of financial education and responsible use of social media. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Blogapalooza Inc., the Philippines' premier influencer marketing company.
A firm believer of the influence economy, she is the brainchild of Buzzin, the first influencer marketing platform in the Philippines that aims to connect businesses to bloggers and social media content creators.
On a mission to #ElevateInfluence, she has helped put together the Creator and Influencer Council of the Philippines, and is the founding Vice President of the organization.
As a millennial entrepreneur and chief executive, she is a thought leader in the field of influencer marketing and sought-after speaker in various industry events.
During her free time, she enjoys telling stories through her blog, www.acegapuz.com and hosts a podcast called “Rated I”, which can be streamed for free in Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and all major podcasting platforms.
Ace graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management, minor in Strategic Human Resources Management and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of the Philippines Diliman. She took academic units in the University of Technology Sydney for her international business education.