Resume

About

Technologist-generalist with extensive background in digital transformation, finance, investment, startup ecosystem and entrepreneurship. More than 15 years of experience in the digital industry from programming, business, strategist, and operations.

SKILLS

Start-ups • Entrepreneurship • Digital Transformation • Corporate Finance • Strategic Planning • Business Innovation • Financial Analysis • Investments • Technology Management • Corporate Strategy

WORK EXPERIENCE

General Partner, DS/X Ventures — 2022 – present
DS/X Ventures is an Indonesia-focused early stage investment firm investing in tech founders creating products of the future. DS/X Ventures is a part of DailySocial Network.

CEO, DailySocial.id — 2008 – present
Founded the company in 2008 and grow it to one of the most popular, well-known and respectable as Indonesia’s leading innovation company. Transform the business from blog into an B2B enterprise innovation enabler and working with top banks, insurance, tech companies, retail and FMCG companies in Indonesia.

Director, DS/innovate — 2020 – present
DS/innovate is Indonesia’s leading innovation consultant and research company. It’s a subsidiary of DailySocial.id and has worked with all of Indonesia’s top 5 banks, FMCG, retail and automotive companies.

Advisor, Hybrid.co.id — 2018 – present
Hybrid is a media and consultancy agency that focus on Indonesia’s fast-growing eSports industry. We provide updates, insights, knowledge and know-how, as well as connection to Indonesia’s top esports leaderships.

Strategist, Bubu.com — 2009-2010
Took the role of the agency firm’s first social media strategist, working together with the business development team and translate clients needs to connect with social media communications. Worked with brands such as Unilever, Nestlé, BCA and Telkomsel.

Business Development, PropertyKita.com — 2008-2009
Joined the firm as programmer, but then promoted to Business Development after 6 months. Worked with the CEO to design new & successful business model for property agent – house buyers marketplace that will later be imitated by competitors.

Backend / Web Engineer, Reebonz.com — 2008-2009
Worked in a team of 6 engineers to build payment infrastructure, backend and API for Reebonz, a VIP e-commerce startup based in Singapore.

ADVISORY & MENTOR

Advisor, Antler Indonesia
2022 – present
Antler is a global early-stage venture capital firm that invests in the defining technology companies of tomorrow. The firm has offices globally across most major entrepreneurial hubs, including in London, Berlin, Stockholm, New York, Singapore and Sydney. Antler provides funding from day one to support founders building businesses that will positively impact local, national and global economies.

Mentor, Founders Institute Indonesia
2020 – present
The Founder Institute is the world’s premier pre-seed startup accelerator, with chapters across 180+ cities and Graduates that have built companies exceeding $20B in estimated value. We provide high-potential entrepreneurs and teams with the critical support network and structured process needed to build an enduring company.

Mentor, Facebook Community Accelerator (APAC)
2020 – present
A program to help leaders harness the power of their community to turn impactful ideas into action. Through the program, Facebook will be awarding over $7M USD in funding to Accelerator participants to support work that advances their communities’ goals. This eight month-long program provides selected community leaders of Facebook groups with training, mentorship and funding for an initiative that extends their community’s impact.

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Head of Public Policy & Advocacy, Indonesian Digital Association (IDA)
2018 – present
IDA serves as a network and voice for entrepreneurs and innovators in Indonesia who are creating the future of marketing and digital experiences. https://ida.or.id

EDUCATION

Liverpool John Moores University — 2021-2023
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Master of Arts (MA) Candidate, International Relations. UNICAF scholarship awardee.

Quantic School of Business & Technology — 2020-2021
Washington DC, USA
MBA (Master of Business Administration) with specialization in Strategy and Operations.

Tarumanagara University — 2003 – 2008
Jakarta, Indonesia
Bachelor of Science, Information System Management (B.Sc).

Questrom School of Business, Boston University — 2020
Executive Education, Digital Transformation Strategy, Digital ecosystem, tools, phases and frameworks for digital transformation.

Aalto University — 2020
Executive Education, Strategic Management, Corporate strategy, Growth strategy, M&A, Business model frameworks, Strategic process perspectives, Platform design & strategy.

East West Center, 21st NGS Delegate — 2011
Indonesian representative for New Generation Program by EWC supported by US State Department for studies in Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Georgetown University, University of Massachusetts in Lowell. Sponsored by Freeman Foundation.

CERTIFICATIONS

Griffith University
Big Data Analytics — May 2020

King’s College London
Business Management — May 2020

LinkedIn Learning
Digital Transformation — May 2020

Udemy
Investment Banking — February 2020

ITB School of Business & Management
Enterpreneurship Guest Lecture — November 2019

International Business & Management Institute – Berlin
Financial Management — November 2019