nciano B. Peralta Pineda is a writer, teacher, linguist and lawyer. Ponciano Pineda as the "Father of the Commission on the Filipino Language" since his promotion to establish a commission based on Section 9 of the Constitution. 
He became director of the Commission on the Filipino Language which was previously National Language Institute in the year 1971 to 1999. Under his leadership, began Pineda's socio-linguistic research, which aims to develop the national language. One was about the orthographic reform of the Filipino language. Under Pineda has significant change in language policy: the bilingual education in the year 1974; Filipino as the national language and primary in 1983 of Filipinos; and Filipino alphabet consists of 28 letters in 1987. He established 12 regional centers of Chinese Filipino nationwide.
The "Filipino Dictionaries (1973) by Jose Villa Panganiban, pansentenyal dictionary is the Commission on the Filipino Language (1998) edited by Ponciano Pineda. He published the Dictionary of the Filipino language, which served as the foundation of national lexicography.
With the help of former Secretary of Filipino Jose Villa Panganiban, Pineda at the University of Santo Tomas in 1948 with a degree in Associate in Arts. Moreover, Pineda also became the director of the Filipino Varsitarian. 
Besides being a great author of academic books, is also a filipinologist or expert in culture. Among his literary works are "Conference: Terms and Procedures," "pandalubhasaan Art Of Communication," and "Art Of Communication For High School." The Gawad Palanca him the first and second prize for his short story "the Fisherman" (1958) and "Deep Night" (1953)