Ms. Arianne Symmes is a digital media publisher. She holds a BS Civil Engineering degree from the University of the Philippines and a Master's Degree in Engineering from California State University, Northridge. Her professional career has spanned the construction, real estate and information technology industries. Ms. Symmes has assumed top positions in marketing, engineering design, project management and training roles in various projects.She is a great blend of Asian heritage and American business management practice. .Presently she is chairing the 1st Philippine BPO Virtual Assistant Conference to be held this July 2013.