Cris Garcia (left) is currently a Chinese teacher in the Confucius Institute & the Ateneo de Manila University and handles most of the editing and music of the episodes. He graduated in 2006 from the Ateneo de Manila University, BS Communications Technology Management, with a certificate of completion of Chinese Language Courses. He spends his free time teaching Chinese to kids. He also cooks a mean pomodoro sauce and beef caldereta.
Mickey Ingles (right) graduated as the Salutatorian of the Ateneo Law School batch 2012 and was also given the St. Thomas More Award in Ateneo. He writes the dialogs and the episodes, and also helps out with the editing. Like Cris, he graduated from the Ateneo with a degree in Communications Technology Management in 2006. He also spent a year in Shanghai studying Mandarin. He enjoys playing football and was part of his record-setting collegiate team.
Jovitt Trinidad (center) is currently employed with his family business and is also a volunteer fireman. He provides the culture insights after the lessons , thus a ‘culture vulture’. He graduated AB Psychology from the Ateneo in 2006 and spent a semester in Shanghai, also studying Mandarin. He enjoys mountain climbing and going on hikes.
Razi Ruaro is one of the country’s resident netizens. He joined the team in April 2010 and is Kalyespeak’s Society Snail, giving his two cents on Philippine culture and society. He has also taken charge of the PDFs. He graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. You may have seen him in the comments forums – enlightening everyone with his grammar notes – as arrghzi. He has taken the cudgels of hosting the new series, Try Mo, Try Ko!
Paulo Agustin handles the Kalyespeak twitter account and joined the crew in April 2010. He holds a Juris Doctor of Law degree from the Ateneo Law School where he graduated with honors in 2010. He joins Razi in the culture portions of the episodes and is known as the Domestic Dragon. He’s known around the comments pages as GodLikeDevil. He is currently a practicing lawyer.