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.


Read: After Failure, What Comes Next? markj.co/2f1s6cb

Read: Great Development Teams Have a Culture of Discipline markj.co/2yeojR6

Refer: How to Make Onboarding Engineers a Competitive Advantage markj.co/2x9e0iK

Read: Unintuitive Things I’ve Learned about Management (Part 1) markj.co/2vuv1ox

Read: The Value of Play As a Driver of Innovation markj.co/2gp4nqq

Read: Our 6 Must Reads to Make Self-Care Your Competitive Advantage markj.co/2iIguiU

Read: To Lead, Create a Shared Vision markj.co/2vntUqG

First impression on my recent $250 oppo phone. Well done. Well done indeed.

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