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Board of Directors

Roshni Mahtani

Founder & CEO

In addition to running the Asianparent, Asia’s number 1 parenting website, Roshni is also Co-Founder of the Female Founders Network, Board Member of TiE Singapore, and Mentor at JFDI. She’s also an Executive Producer of Untouchable: Children of God, a documentary on child trafficking in India.

Carmen Yuen


Carmen is Executive Director at Vertex Venture Management Pte Ltd, the Venture Capital arm for Temasek Holdings, which seeks to invest in promising, disruptive companies in the Pan-Asia region.



Marielle Mapili

Content Editor

Marjorie Marciano

Content Writer

Candice Lim Venturanza

Head of Content

Candice Lim Venturanza has been a magazine writer and editor for the past thirteen years, covering parenting, entertainment, and lifestyle sections. She is also a tutor-driver to a 7-year-old boy and a milk-machine to a 2-year-old girl—both of whom call her mom.

Richelle Croley Moraña

Associate Head of Content

After being part of Philippines' biggest media and entertainment network, she took the risk and ventured into the world of online publishing. Richelle swam to deep waters and discovered she can do things she thought she couldn't.

Alwyn Batara

Associate Editor

Alwyn is very passionate about the written word. He hopes to write a novel someday, but is currently struggling with writing a short story. He is also a fan of public transportation, and believes that the best ideas come from long commutes.


Trisha Gabriel

Brand Solutions Associate

I'm full of life and also a spirited person. I love make people laugh.

Rita Barbacena

Brand Solutions Manager

She took a leap of faith and hustle the advertising sales for two years after working as executive assistant for almost seven years. Rita has more than a decade of exposure to the media and publishing industry and has worked with talented, young and aspiring individuals. She's now enjoying life with her family, juggling roles as a wife and as a mom of two boys.


Frances Lorraine Ang

Brand and Influencer Marketing Manager

A mom to 1.5 yr old boy girl twins, Fran has 14 years of experience specializing in marketing, events managements and social media. She was formerly based in Singapore and was part of a regional digital agency. Prior to that, she was a magazine publisher for several titles under the Food, Shelter and Entertainment categories. She is also a passionate food and lifestyle blogger for over a decade.

Drew Sison

Campaigns and Partnerships Manager

Gliding to the horizons of digital marketing like a unicorn.


Carla Perlas

Regional Head of Content

Carla brings with her 16 years of experience in media. She is blissfully devoted to her partner-in-crime of 17 years now, with whom she has two daughters, ages 6 and 4 years old. She loves to challenge herself in the kitchen, and deems her culinary experiments a success when the kids eagerly try them.

Vincent Sales

Head of Branded Content

In previous lives, Vince Sales has been a magazine editor-in-chief, a novelist, and an advertising copywriter. His days are consumed by books, his beautiful wife and his three boys. Lately, he has been thinking of buying a motorcycle.

Ruby Fernandez

Regional Lead of Production

Started her career and passion for digital media in Tickled, Ruby has grown to a competitive campaign manager who assures to always put her ducks in a row from the littlest to huge client campaigns in the couple of markets she handles in the region. Typically brain-fried before reaching the weekend, she nevertheless finds her daily does of comfort with her 4 year-old daughter.

John Kenneth Ricalde

Regional Video Specialist

Ken comes with 9 years of experience in graphic design, branding, and video content creation. Before Tickled Media, Ken was a part of different local and international award winning shows. Ken is a Star Wars Fanatic and a wanna be Actor/Star from Makati, Philippines.