Joseph "Jojit" Ballesteros is among the founding Trustees of the Wikimedia Philippines (WMPH). He served as Vice President from May 2010 to July 2011 and as President from July 2011 to May 2012. Aside from being a member of WMPH, he also supports the objectives of the PhilWiki Community User Group, the Wikimedia Foundation and the whole Wikimedia movement. He currently serving as the Internal Auditor of WMPH.
He is an IT Professional; and Education Ministry Head a Catholic community, where he regularly gives inspiring speeches. In the same Catholic community, he served as PASTEM Secretary and one of the Elders from 2014 to 2017; and Treasurer from January 2017 to February 2018. Born in Pasig, he finished Bachelor in Computer Data Processing Management at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. He is married and lives in Paco, Manila.
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During Mr. Ballesteros' term as an officer of Wikimedia Philippines, he organized the WikiCon 2011; and coordinated and prepared the Philippine visit of Asaf Bartov, Head of the Global South Relationships of the Wikimedia Foundation. He helped in partnering with like-minded organizations such as Mozilla Philippines that resulted to the Open Web Day project, which he led. Jojit has been contributing to Wikimedia projects, including Wikipedia, since September 2004. He actively promotes the goals of the Wikimedia movement in schools and conferences specifically giving presentations about its projects and free culture in general. He also conducts edit-a-thons in various parts of the Philippines. Most recently since 2014, he has been actively promoting Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects at Eastern Visayas as organized by the Sinirangan Bisaya Wikimedia Community (SBWC). The latest activity that he supported is the 8th Waray Wikipedia Edit-a-thon last April 2018, which was organized by SBWC in cooperation with the Division of Humanities of the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC).