Luis built his first web application, a prototypal social network, while a college senior at UP Diliman in 2001. In 2009, his startup Syndeolabs was acqui-hired by Exist Global.

Today, Luis is the head of product at Satoshi Citadel Industries, and co-founder of After discovering Bitcoin in early 2014, his passion for the technology has become relentless. He frequently writes about Bitcoin, remittances and mobile money and has been published by Coindesk, Cointelegraph, Bitcoin Magazine, Tech in Asia, Rappler, TechCrunch and The Next Web.