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John Marie Paloma
Technology and music enthusiast
Jay Paloma is one of the pioneers of the Philippine Windows Users Group or PHIWUG (http://www.phiwug.org) and eventually became its President. He and his able team of officers (some of them being MVP's themselves) led PHIWUG to become a very active UG in the Philippines, heavily contributing to the Philippines Technical Community by organizing a number of successful community event. When he's not tinkering with, writing about and teaching Microsoft technology, Jay composes and records music in his home studio, produces music videos and plays as bassist or keyboardist in a rock band.