Mr. Ponce, who considers innovation and continuous improvement as parts of his core, is currently completing his Certification in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. He has Complete Academic Requirements in his Doctor of Philosophy (Educational Leadership and Management) degree and is currently finishing his doctoral dissertation. He earned his Master's degree in Education at Far Eastern University where he graduated as Summa Cum Laude. He was the "Class Valedictorian", and awarded with "Outstanding Thesis". He graduated at the premier educational institution of the country - University of the Philippines with a Public Administration degree and was a College and University Scholar. Mr. Ponce is the President of Ponce Gold School of Learning (PGSL) since 2008. He leads PGSL towards cementing its reputation of good quality, responsive and relevant education. He further envisions PGSL to be a consistent trailblazer in educational technology and innovation.