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Strategic eCommerce + Cost Efficient Web Development = Vi Commerce

A Better eCommerce Approach

Vi Commerce is a premier web / mobile development firm specializing in scalable eCommerce, engaging user experiences, and conversion-focused site strategy. We pride ourselves in being a full-service and cost-efficient partner that enables brands and organizations to exceed their online business objectives and stand out amongst the crowd.

Not your typical development firm…

Our mission from the beginning was to create a business that could help organizations innovate and grow despite the escalating costs of hiring and training technology professionals in the U.S.. We believe that we have accomplished this by working with our team in the Philippines to save our clients upwards of 70% in development costs without sacrificing quality and reliability. Unlike other outsourcing firms, we eliminate the negative stigmas of “outsourcing” by utilizing a hybrid delivery approach . Vi Commerce’s Hybrid Delivery Approach offers the best of two worlds: U.S.-based consultants & support, in conjunction with cost-efficient offshore eCommerce project management and development. We have a face-to-face relationship with all of our clients and our U.S. team is intimately involved with all project work until our client’s goals are met.

We know our success is contingent upon our clients’ successes so we work hard to achieve the best results possible for our clients.

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Our Leadership Team

Steve ta, Vi Commerce

Steven Ta,
Director of Marketing and Product Development

With over 8 years of experience in Finance and Marketing and over 5 years focused on eCommerce, Steve is tackling a wide array of tough operational issues and developing growth strategies at Vi Commerce. Pre-Vi Comm, he had stints at Experian Interactive, and the Walt Disney Company. He’s also had a breadth of experiences working with various small to mid-sized technology companies as a M&A investment banker at RBC Capital Markets. A lifelong Californian, he grew up in sunny San Diego. After graduating from Stanford University (with dual degrees in Economics and Psychology,) Steve now calls the Bay Area his second home.


Jake Wagenman,
Offshore Operations Manager

An ecommerce entrepreneur in his own right, Jake brought his talents to Vi Commerce after a 2 year hiatus in Maui, HI. Relishing in being a “Jake of all trades,” he handles everything from resource allocation, financial modeling, and solving operational problems to re-felting the office pool table. Previously Jake was an accountant at Deckers Outdoor Corporation, a company which owns several shoe brands like UGG Australia, Teva and Sanuk. During his 3.5 years there Jake specialized in ecommerce and retail accounting, process automation and accounting software conversion. SEC compliance reports, KPMG audit schedules, and US census surveys are just a few of the higher level tasks he also owned. Jake graduated from University of California Santa Barbara with two B.A.’s: Business Economics and Philosophy.


Joanna Carpio,
Director of Human Resources

Joey coordinates all BPO and call center operations for the Vi Commerce offices throughout the Philippines. She works with managers in the Philippines and the U.S. regarding resource allocation, recruitment requirements and the hiring budget, as well as develops strategies to improve employee performance.
Joey has more than 16 years of contact center experience, with 11-year cumulative marketing, account and vendor management experience.
Prior to joining Vi Commerce, Joey spent 5 years at Vinyl Interactive, where she successfully introduced, integrated, implemented and maintained the offshore outsource model to the company. She also spent 6 years at PeopleSupport, maintaining a dual role of Marketing Manager, Philippines, and Account Manager, as well as holding various operations management positions for a major post-IPO contact center and BPO company. She earned a B.S. in Communications Technology Management from Ateneo de Manila University, and a Certificate in Marketing and Advertising from the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Meet a Few Members of our Talented Team

Gino, Vi Commerce

SEO Specialist

Gino has over 7 Years of experience as a Search Engine Optimization Specialist for various industries: self publishing, automotive, online marketing, and parenting are just a few. Gino played a pivotal role in implementing online marketing strategies, search engine marketing and optimization, web analytics, and advertising in his past work experience. He also has experience working closely with Google Singapore, Yahoo South East Asia and media agencies, Mr. World Wide is what we call him. Gino is an accredited Google Analytics Authorized Consultant, Certified Google AdWords Professional and Microsoft AdExcellence member. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration at La Salle University in Ozamiz City, Philippines. And if you are wondering why he isn’t smiling in his picture, it is because he is so serious about your SEO.

Ivan, Vi Commerce

Graphic, Web and UI/UX Designer

Ivan has over 10 years combined experience with graphic design, illustration, game design, animation and web UI/UX designs. He has worked on several websites, brochures, and animated TV series in several companies such as ABS-CBN Animation Department, Toon City Animation and Maverick Heroes, Inc. He is passionate with delivering quality and creative design beyond client expectations. He studied Internet webpage programming at ICCT Cainta. After graduating, he realized that coding is not his forte and started to fall in love with designing. In his time outside work he attends church leadership training, and he helps people with the same passion in arts and design. He also loves travelling and watching movies.

Mylene, Vi Commerce
Media Coordinator
Mylene is a BS Computer Science degree holder currently assisting VI Commerce conduct quality control within a website’s development stage. She is officially the Media Coordinator for Vinyl Interactive making sure the publishers’ needs are well attended. But having over 10 years of experience in corporate training, she has also been instrumental in developing new hire and organizational courses (e.g. Leadership Training) that she facilitates for the call center. When not at work, you can find her doing martial arts-inspired workouts, as well as dance classes at the gym; or travelling within and outside of the country.