OUR TEAM

Blake Morgan, President

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Blake founded Optimize Overseas following three years at Google, where he developed a passion for business process outsourcing as he standardized and outsourced hundreds of man-hours of routine, process-based work. Prior to Google, Blake worked in the Investment Banking and Energy industries. He is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and a native of Midland, Texas.

Lanessa Cago, Executive Assistant

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Lanessa joined Optimize Overseas in 2015 after four years working as an Account Manager for a US-based company. Prior to that, she worked for seven years in the Business Process Outsourcing industry in the Philippines. Lanessa majored in Biology at the University of the Philippines Cebu, then took up Nursing at the University of Visayas, before re-orienting her career to the BPO sector. When not at work, Lanessa enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her son.

Anupam Bhandari, Sr. Business Analyst

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Anupam serves as a Senior Business Analyst at Optimize Overseas with more than seven years of work experience in the Finance and Royalty divisions of companies in the Education & Energy sectors. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce.

Prashant Verma, Sr. Business Analyst

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Prashant has been working as a Senior Business Analyst at Optimize Overseas since 2013. He holds an MBA degree in Operations Management with substantial experience in Sales, Telecommunications and Medical Transcription.

Anshul Rastogi, Assistant Manager

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Anshul has more than eight years of work experience in the Oil & Gas Industry and has been with Optimize Overseas since 2013. He is a graduate of Visvesvaraya Technological University in India with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. In 2012, he completed his MBA in the Energy Sector with primary focus on Oil & Gas.

Karan Apoorv, Sr. Business Analyst

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Karan works as a Senior Business Analyst at Optimize Overseas, following several years as an advisor for Investment Banking firms involved in the Renewable Energy industry. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology.

Josefino Hapitan, IT Generalist

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Josefino provides IT & Administrative Support for Optimize Overseas. He previously worked as a Humanities and IT instructor at a tertiary school in the Philippines while being involved in the programming of the school’s ICT infrastructure. During his days off, Josefino enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and providing technical assistance to friends in his community.

Miguel Andaya, IT Generalist

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Miguel is an IT Generalist at Optimize Overseas & provides IT & administrative support to clients across several industries. Miguel takes pride in working hard to make sure that every client’s needs are met and resolved in a timely manner. He has extensive work experience in the Technical Support arena, the result of several years of employment with software companies. When not at work, Miguel likes to read & collect books as well as spend quality time with his wife and daughter.

Camille Baltazar, Data Analyst

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Camille graduated from Miriam College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication. She has worked in the budding Business Process Outsourcing industry in the Philippines for many years, and she takes pride in her ability to learn & master new tasks quickly. During her spare time, Camille enjoys reading books, watching movies, cooking, and listening to music.

Katherine Rivera, Market Analyst

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Katherine, better known as “Kat” by her friends and colleagues, has worked as a Software Developer for more than 10 years and knows her way around “Big Data”. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Data Processing Management. During her spare time, she enjoys watching US-based TV series, baking and reading books by Danielle Steele.

Alemhar Salihuddin, Sr. Web Developer

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After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering in 1997, Alemhar started his career as a System Administrator. His lengthy career has included work as an Automation Programmer and AV Engineer, and has taken him all around the world. Alemhar is fond of photography and enjoys playing basketball with his son.