About me

My name is Mark John Buenconsejo, and here are 10 things about me:

  1. I am a computer programmer, and have been coding since the 90s.
  2. I am a skills and mastery guy.
  3. I am interested in using software to solve big problems in the field of Technology, Healthcare, and Education.
  4. I am curious about how every thing works, and obsess in understanding them, and learning deeper.
  5. I prefer working in a small team, with big ambitions.
  6. I've co-founded a few businesses, since 1999. The most recent is Next Level.
  7. I like to go on an adventure, discover things, endure hard stuffs, and test my limits.
  8. I like being outdoors, be it by run, hike, bike, swim, or camp. One day or multi-day events are interesting for me.
  9. The longest endurance activity i have finished was 12hrs on a run, and i look forward to extending this in the future.
  10. I live with my wife and our 3 kids, in Cebu, Philippines.



  • Twitter - this is my main distribution channel for content i share online.
  • Instagram - photos i've taken that i find interesting to share.
  • GitHub - codes i wrote and allowed to share online.
  • LinkedIn - my professional background and resume.
  • Strava - sports data from my adventures.
  • Vimeo - videos i've produced so far.


Work with me

I help software teams build high quality and better software. Visit my own coaching and consulting website, Next Level, for more information.

If you are looking to outsource design and development to me, or looking to have someone help you develop a technology roadmap, i am available as a Principal Consultant at Symph.

Also, working as an in-house Technology Strategy consultant at Reapra.


Read more from my blog.


And, this is me! Relaxing, having breakfast, at the Sunset Bar of Coco Grove resort in Siquijor.


Stand with Rappler, defend press freedom | via @rapplerdotcom s.rplr.co/AOdba7V Retweeted by Mark Buenconsejo

I just supported. Accepts credit cards and Paypal. Support Free and Fearless Journalism rappler.com/about-rappler/…

it's finally live!!! my latest video; FILMMAKING IS A SPORT Retweeted by Mark Buenconsejo

Are you a solo founder of a growing startup? Need someone to bounce ideas off and keep you accountable? I can help. Founder Coaching: matta.io/#pt-section-17 Any #startupaus people that have benefitted from my help, I'd love an RT. 🚀📈 Retweeted by Mark Buenconsejo

Read: The Best Leaders Are Great Teachers markj.co/2qShdlD?

We're starting a new brand called Land of Flying People. Some odds and ends for your happy… instagram.com/p/Bdw8UBelrAl/ Retweeted by Mark Buenconsejo

Read: Education is the kindling of a flame: How to reinvent the 21st-century university markj.co/2Ehuoyg

LOFP na nya ni. 🙂 @superdorkboi twitter.com/owrange/status…

As an #Agile company, don't rollout a specific framework. Instead focus on implementing a continuous improvement process at the senior leadership level to drive evolution of you organization and the processes you use. Deliver value to your customers, manage work - not workers. Retweeted by Mark Buenconsejo

Toward a Galvanizing Definition of Technical Debt markj.co/2lR8NGa

test Twitter Media - Toward a Galvanizing Definition of Technical Debt https://t.co/K6tZ2xC65C https://t.co/IL6xaRuSZU