30 - 31 August, Jakarta
The Ritz-Carlton, Pacific Place

Data For Life 2016 is a world-class conference on Data-Related Technology and Innovation. Featuring a line-up of internationally renowned speakers who will share their insights and experience regarding how we can harness the power of Big Data to spark an improvement in various aspects of human life, from business, entertainment, healthcare, law, government, and beyond.

Conference Day 1
30 August 2016
8.00 Registration
9.00 Opening Remarks
9.10 Keynote by Sangeet P. Choudary - Founder of Platformation Labs & Best-Selling Author of 'Platform Revolution' and 'Platform Scale'
Big Data in the Platform Economy Era
9.50 Drs. H. Suyoto, M. Si - Bupati Bojonegoro
10.20 HEALTHCARE PANEL moderated by: Julianto Sidarto
Avikk Ghose - Co-Founder & CEO of Kernel - How Big Data Analytics Empowers Healthcare
Anand Srinivasan - Regional Head of IMS Health
Steve Yang - CEO of Metiska Farma
11.20 Lunch
Stage 1
Fintech Panel
Moderated by Will Ongkowidjaja

Stage 2
Education Panel
Moderated by Adi Sudewa

  • Michael Hadipoespito - Managing Director at Binus
  • Irene Umar - Director of Our Nations Education
  • Belva Devara - CEO at
  • Novistiar Rustandi - Co-Founder & CEO at HarukaEdu
14.10 Speed Networking
14.40 Srini Desikan - CISCO
Cisco IT Big Data Journey
15.10 Saeed Hassan - Managing Partner of Grow Advisors
Why Big Data Will Impact Financial Services
15.40 Sunita Kaur - Managing Director of Spotify Asia
Analytics Revolution in Music Streaming
16.10 Julie Freeman - Artist, TED Fellow
Translating Data From Nature
16.40 Venzha Christiawan - New Media Artist
Intersection of Art and Technology
17.10 Surprise Presentation
17.25 Book Signing - Sangeet P. Choudary

Conference Day 2
31 August 2016
8.00 Registration
9.00 Recap of Conference Day 1
9.10 Keynote by Marc Goodman - Global Security Advisor, Futurist, & New York Times Bestselling Author of 'Future Crimes'
Cybersecurity in a Connected World
9.50 Imron Zuhri - Founder & CTO of Mediatrac
Data Analytics for Development
10.20 Rajiv Niles - Global Director of GE Digital
10.50 Albert Chu - CEO of Moff USA
Humanizing Internet-of-Things
11.20 Alex Shih - Products and Ecosystems at Planet
The Global Sensing Revolution
11.20 Lunch
Stage 1
Moderated by Farina Situmorang

Stage 2
Moderated by Erika Dianasari Go

  • Andreas Raharso & Heru Wiryanto - One HR Indonesia
    HR Analytics in Disruptive Economy
  • Doni Priliandi - Chief Empathy Officer of Happy5
    Data Analytics in Baking Happiness
  • Rudyandi Praditya - Senior Business Development of Global Reka Daya
    Enterprise Resource Planning
Moderated by Regi Wahyu


  • Robin Malau - Founder of Musikator
    Data-driven music community
  • Edy Sulistyo - CEO of
    Data-commerce in music events
  • Kwasi Asare - Founder Fighter Interactive
  • Cloudera-Intel-Del
15.40 COFFEE BREAK & SPEED NETWORKING & Book Signing - Marc Goodman
16.10 Tommy Wattimena - CEO of Sinarmas Agribusiness and Food
Modern FMCG and Big Data
16.40 Sey Min - Visualization Artist & Designer
Unleashing the Art within Data
Moderated by: Rene Suhardono & Anies Baswedan - Indonesia Mengajar
17.30 Closing Keynote by Raoul Oberman - Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company
Digital Leadership
17.50 Closing

Sangeet Choudary
Founder of Platformation Labs and Best-Selling Author of Platform Revolution and Platform Scale
Sangeet Choudary is a specialist in platform economics, network effects and the digital transformation of business models who is based in Singapore. He is currently a Founder and CEO of Platform Thinking Labs, a C-level and board level advisory firm, focused on the application of platform strategies across industries. During his leadership, he is best known for his work on platform business models and multi- sided network effects. Sangeet also has received numerous awards for his contribution to business industry, including Top 30 emerging business thinkers globally in 2016 and Top management thinkers globally of Indian origin in 2015.

Albert Chu
Albert’s passion is to bring technology innovation to the market. He is currently the CEO of Moff USA, a wearable technology startup that has created the world’s first wearable smart toy with 3D motion recognition connected to a cloud-based IoT (Internet of Things) platform. Albert is actively engaged to several academic activities as a visiting research fellow with the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics at Singapore Management University and a lead advisor at SkyDeck, the accelerator program at the University of California, Berkeley. His Silicon Valley career included bringing to market dozens of products and services for startups and incubators, as well as global companies.

Avikk Ghose
Co-Founder & CEO, kernel
A co-founder and CEO at kernel, a San Fransisco-based company which develops intelligent mobile software for Life Sciences, Avikk Ghose is a well-known name for biotech and pharmaceutical companies. Prior to kernel, Avikk has had experiences in several technological companies such as Intuit and Mercora. This New York University graduate also serves on the board of advisors at Virtual Mobile Technologies (Pty) Ltd in Cape Town, South Africa and as a mentor at Endeavor.

Oscar Darmawan
CEO, Bitcoin Indonesia
Oscar Darmawan co-founded Bitcoin Indonesia, the largest bitcoin exchange in Indonesia that facilitates cryptocurrency trading for more than 70,000 registered members. In the past two years,Oscar has been focusing on building the bitcoin ecosystem in Indonesia. He is the author of Bitcoin - Mata Uang Digital Dunia (Bitcoin - Digital Currency of the World, a bitcoin introductory book). Prior to founding Bitcoin Indonesia, Oscar spent over eight years in the IT industry servicing both military and corporate clients. Oscar graduated from Monash University in 2006 with double degree in Information Technology and Information System.

Tommy Wattimena
CEO, Sinarmas Agribusiness and Food
Tommy first made his name when he worked for Unilever and XL Axiata. Tommy Wattimena's expertise include Global and Regional Marketing on Brand Development and Brand Building. He also defines himself as a personal branding and mobile marketing evangelist, as he is a regular speaker on marketing knowledge advancement and digital community at national level.

Saeed Hassan
Managing Partner, Grow Advisors
Saeed is a Managing Partner of Grow Advisors, global advisory firm focusing on alternative finance markets. He spent 20 years in finance, business development and marketing roles on some of the world’s most successful consumer brands. He has grown through experiences in diverse markets including Hong Kong, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam as well as several European Markets.

Sunita Kaur
Managing Director, Spotify Asia
Armed with two decades of experience, Sunita has cut her teeth in the printed media business before making the jump to the startup and digital industry. She started the early years of her career at Time Warner, before moving on to explore roles at Singapore Press Holdings and Forbes. After seeing how the digital media dramatically changed the media landscape, she was inspired to explore this new frontier. She played an important role in Facebook's expansion to Asia as a Director. Starting in 2013, she became the Asia Managing Director for Spotify, leading the growth of the music streaming startup by utilizing the power of Data Analytics.

Julie Freeman
Artist, TED Fellow
As a TED Senior Fellow and co-founder of the Data as Culture art programme at Sir Tim Berners-Lee'sOpen Data Institute, Julie helps people understand the profound impact that the web of data will have on our culture, and inspires people to connect with complex systems.

A mix of fine artist, computer scientist and maker, Julie is an award-winning artist and specialist in translating nature - bridging art, data, technology, biology and the natural world. She explores connections and potential innovations which can emerge from the seemingly disparate through the creation of kinetic sculptures, objects, images, animations and soundscapes.

As a creative entrepreneur she has founded number companies, including most recently Fine Acts - an international organisation using data to address critical human rights issues in collaboration with artists.

Venzha Christiawan
Artist and Founder, House of Natural Fiber (HONF)
Venzha tends to focus on efforts to build new bridges between art and technology in Indonesia. Since 1999, he has been known for his media art practice along with the institution that he established, the House of Natural Fiber (HONF). In 2011, HONF Foundation and the three institutions it encompasses HONFabLab, HONFactory, and v.u.f.o.c, presented media art projects in various nations and created a special project titled “Education Focus Program” (EFP). He also dedicated himself to research projects in the field of space exploration, extraterrestrial, and ancient technology through the particular platform of v.u.f.o.c. In addition, he is the Founder and Director of YIVF (Yogyakarta International Videowork Festival) and CELLSBUTTON (an international festival of media arts in Yogyakarta).

Marc Goodman
Global security advisor, futurist, & New York Times bestselling author of Future Crimes
Marc Goodman is a global strategist, writer, and consultant focused on the profound change technology is having on security, business, and international affairs. He has spent his career diving deep into the digital underground, advising industry leaders, global policy makers, and heads of government on transnational cyber risk and intelligence.

Marc founded the Future Crimes Institute to inspire and educate others on the security and risk implications of newly emerging technologies. Marc also serves as the Global Security Advisor and Chair for Policy and Law at Silicon Valley’s Singularity University, a NASA and Google sponsored educational venture dedicated to using advanced science and technology to address humanity’s grand challenges.  Since 1999, Marc has worked extensively with INTERPOL, the International Criminal Police Organization, headquartered in Lyon, France where he continues to serve as a Senior Advisor to the organization’s Steering Committee on Information Technology Crime.  

Marc has authored more than one dozen journal articles and ten book chapters on a variety of emerging security threats, including cybercrime, bio-security  and critical infrastructure protection.  Representative works have been published by the Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, Forbes, The Economist, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Oxford University Press, Jane’s Intelligence Review, the American Bar Association, the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, the Institute of Electronic and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Imron Zuhri
Founder & CTO, Mediatrac
Imron is the founder and Chief Technology Officer at Mediatrac. Imron is the ultimate geek and mad genius who leads the technical direction of the company by herding the pack of nerds, the data scientist, and data engineers. As Mediatrac's key technologist, Imron leverages his interests and expertise in mathematics, physics, analytics and big data technology to build Mediatrac's unique data integration technology and other technology solutions.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur and founding Mediatrac, Imron was the youngest person to hold a director position at one of Indosat's subsidiaries.

Gibran Huzaifah
Founder, eFishery
In 2012, Gibran saw an opportunity in supporting technology for fish farmers. He began to build eFishery that is known as the first Internet of Things (IoT) for fish farming in Indonesia that enable farmers to feed the fish automatically, sense the fish appetite, and connected to the internet. After months of research and hundreds of units of sales, eFishery is now recognized as one of the most distinguished IoT startups in Indonesia, as it is focusing in the big issue and creating impacts for both people and environment.

Gibran received the 1st winner at Mandiri Young Technopreneur Award 2012, and awarded as Best of the Best Young Entrepreneur 2013 by Ministry of SME Indonesia. He was also the Global Winner of Get In The Ring 2014, the olympiad for startup in Rotterdam, Slush Global Winner 2014 in Helsinki, Seedstars World Global Finalist 2015 in Geneva, and got the award as the 1st winner in Spark Fire Pitch on Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Mark Kaplan
Founder & CEO, /Tone
Mark Kaplan is deeply invested in the mobile marketing industry. Prior to serving as the CEO and Founder at /Tone, he has led the creation, production, and commercialization of platforms in mobile commerce, mobile donation, and mobile sampling. His creation includes PayPal Mobile product, one of the most successful mCommerce platforms in the world. Mark also handled strategies for Fortune 100 corporations; from Coca-Cola to Nike, and he also was the founding Co-Chairman of the Mobile Marketing Association ("MMA") mCommerce committee.

Andreas Raharso
CEO and Founder, Organizational Analytics Pte. Ltd - Singapore
Dr. Andreas Raharso is CEO and Founder at Organizational Analytics Pte. Ltd - Singapore. The company focus on building analytics application; delivering enterprise-wide analytical projects; driving analytical innovation in methodologies, tools and approaches. Andreas specialties: Machine Learning, Data Science, Statistics and Probability, Pattern Recognition and Optimization, Software Development.

Prior to starting Organizational Analytics, Andreas was Dean at Hay Group Global Center for Strategy Execution in Singapore responsible for delivering advanced analytics in the area of people and organization to meet the needs of organizations globally. Before Hay Group, he was the Dean of Binus Business School, Jakarta – Indonesia.

He also holds teaching and research positions at both NUS Business School and Nanyang Business School in Singapore. Andreas holds a BA in Economics, an MBA in Operation Research and Corporate Finance, and a PhD in Management.

Farina Situmorang
Managing Director & Co-Founder, Catalyst Strategy
Farina Situmorang is managing partner and co-founder of Catalyst Strategy, a technology and data- driven services company that also aims to be Indonesia's most joyful workplace. Farina leads multiple consulting engagements for a wide-range of clients, including heading the digital strategy campaign team for Joko Widodo during the 2014 Presidential election. Using data-driven strategies, her team succeeded in creating a highly successful digital campaign, including, at that time, launching the fastest growing political page ever in the history of Facebook.

Robin Malau
Founder, Musikator
Robin Malau is a household name in Indonesia’s independent music scene. For 10 years he spearheaded the ‘90s DIY music movement with his seminal hardcore band Puppen that laid the foundations for Indonesia’s present-day independent scene. In 2003 he co-founded Soda Music, an artist management company that successfully brought 3 upcoming artists to land record and endorsement deals, milestones rarely achieved by indie bands of the time.

In 2012 he founded Musikator, a music aggregator that distributes the work of over 600 unsigned artists to digital music services. The company later transformed into Indonesia’s first music think tank that aims to foster the growth of the country’s new music ecosystem. He was awarded the Young Creative Entrepreneur award by the British Council for his work in Musikator.

Robin is also acting as an advisor to the Indonesian and Bandung city government to devise plans for the music ecosystem and is now partnering with Karang Taruna, a government-sponsored, district-based youth organisations across Bandung with over 1,7 million potential members to restore their long-dormant musical initiatives.

On the side, Robin is teaching entrepreneurship at Binus International University.

Edy Sulistyo
Sulistyo is the CEO of, a technology company that focused on making events experience more enjoyable. Beside that, he is the Managing Director of S3 Tech Alliance, a holding company headquartered in Colombus, OH and specialized in fostering entrepreneurship by creating, mentoring, and incubating startups in the worlds. In addtition, Sulistyo is actively participates as a mentor and advisor for various incubators and universities around the world.

Kwasi Asare
Founder, Fighter Interactive
Kwasi is currently the CEO of FIGHTER Interactive a media and technology agency that has advised clients as diverse as Startup America, Joe Montana and Social Mobile Sports, Facebook, Bit Torrent, Monster Products, The Consumer Electronics Association, Microsoft, Universal Music, Warner Music Group etc. Prior to FIGHTER Interactive, Kwasi was the New Media Director for Sean "Diddy" Combs' burgeoning empire, simultaneously overseeing the development & marketing for Diddy's brands.

He has executed global marketing campaigns for artists and brands such as: Ice Cube, Prince, Pharrell Williams, Wu Tang Clan, LL Cool J, Outkast, Gnarls Barkley, Google,John Legend, Snoop Dogg, Mary J Blige,The Roots,The Fugees,Cypress Hill, Diageo, Sony Music and Estee Lauder.  In addition, Kwasi sits on numerous boards including the advisory boards of Nooka and Cinematique. Kwasi was appointed to the Leadership Council for The United Nations Media Summit and as Lead Ambassador for West Africa for The Nexus Global Youth Community.

Sey Min
Visualization Artist & Designer
Sey Min is a data visualization artist and designer, who is interested in dealing with live data sets in various media formats. She makes projects that reimagine how humans relate to technologies, to societies and cities, and to environments. Combining elements of environmental studies, visual art, programming, and data storytelling, her projects range from building a real- time interactive information graphics system for a music club (Gender Ratio, 2007) to visualizing Seoul City expenditure data (City DATA: Seoul Daily Expenditure, 2014). She is the founder and organizer of Random Walks (, which is a data visualization studio in Korea.

Her work has been shown at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea; TED 2011; TEDGlobal 2012; Art Center Nabi in Seoul, and Lift Conference, and featured on CNN Asia, Lift09, and Sey Min received an MFA in the interactive media from Pratt institute (2004) and worked at MIT SENSEable City Lab as an urban information design researcher. She was a 2011 TED Fellow, and selected as Senior Fellow from 2012 to 2013. Her work is also available at, which is written in English.

Giselle Cheung
Sales Manager Asia Pacific at Planet
A graduate of Harvard University with a degree in Economics, Giselle is a Texan who went on researching banking and software equities at Morgan Stanley after graduating. After starting her career in Wall Street, she decided to move to California to start Doteable, a unique company which provides a subscription service aimed at parents who wants to routinely provide care packages for their children in college. Finally, she joined Planet Labs as the APAC Sales Director, a company that designs and manufactures miniature satellites with the mission to image the entire Earth every day, and make global change visible, accessible, and actionable.

Raoul Oberman
Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company
Raoul utilizes his expertise in helping big business and startup venture achieve growth acceleration all around the world. His experience spans decades and geographical boundaries. He has worked at McKinsey for 23 years and holds the title of Director Emeritus since 2013. He is also a co-founding board member of Kaiima, an Israeli genetic breeding company. Part of his time is dedicated to non-for-profit organizations, such as Endeavor, which builds start-up ecosystems in countries, and Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture Indonesia.

Drs. H. SUYOTO, M.Si
Regent of Bojonegoro
Suyoto has served as the Regent of Bojonegoro since 2008 up to the upcoming end of his term on 2018. One of the key focus in his tenure is the implementation of government openness programs to achieve regional sustainability. Such programs include the public dialogue program, the Online Public Aspiration and Complaint Service (LAPOR!), and the integration of Information Technology for the access to Government Information Disclosure program.

In 2016, Bojonegoro participated in Open Government Partnership (OGP) and was one of the local governments that has achieved success in the pilot project. The openness of the government has shifted the public’s mechanism of aspiration delivery, from the usual public demonstration into technology-assisted reporting and dialogue. Since the implementation of this effort, the frequency of public demonstration in the city dramatically decreased to only 5 times a year. A major achievement in a country where mass protest is quite rampant.

Ronny Sugiadha
CMO at Kaskus
Ronny W Sugiadha is CMO of Kaskus Networks, the largest Indonesian community and social commerce portal. Before joining Kaskus, Ronny was the Director of, one the largest Indonesian Video-on- demand streaming website. Prior to that, he was MD of, managing over 200 employees in one of the largest online news organization in the country.

His other positions have included Business Productivity Advisor at Microsoft, CRM Specialist, BI Specialist, System analyst at Singapore Power Ltd. Ronny serves on the Board of Trustees and Vice-Chairman of Indonesian Digital Association (IDA), the association was founded by 11 of the largest Internet Portals in Indonesia.

Belva Devara
CEO & Co-Founder at
Belva is the CEO and Co-Founder of, the largest Indonesian education-tech startup. Prior to his current role, he worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, leading projects in the private and public sectors across strategy, operations, and organization topics. Before McKinsey, he worked briefly for the President’s Delivery Unit in Indonesia and Goldman Sachs Singapore. He received his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, and his MPA from Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He earned his Business and Computer Science undergraduate degrees at Nanyang Technological University Singapore, where he won triple gold medals for topping both of his cohorts academically for all four years of university.

Iwan Kurniawan
Co-Founder & COO Modalku
Iwan Kurniawan is Co-Founder and COO Modalku, a community platform that providing transparency on risk and return, funding solutions, and timely services for borrowers and lenders. Iwan is an innovator who inspires to make optimum social impact through breaks with tradition. During his career, Iwan dealt with financial challenges faced by SMEs and micro-entrepreneurs in Indonesia. Prior to Modalku, Iwan worked as a management consultant in Singapore’s branch of Oliver Wyman, where Iwan built strategy and risk consultant to C-level executives in major financial institutions across Asia. He was also a strategy consultant to Indonesian corporates and government Institutions in BEDA & Company, Jakarta. Iwan graduated as a bachelor degree of Science in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.

Doni Priliandi
CEO of Happy5
Doni Priliandi is the CEO of Happy5, a mobile app that has a mission to help people around the world to be happier and achieve their best at work with human-friendly process and technology. The two of H5 products are H5 Cultures (a real-time culture development app) and H5 Talent (a real-time performance and development app).

Irvan Kolonas
CEO and Founder of PT. Vasham Kosa Sejahtera
Irvan Kolonas, CEO and Founder of PT. Vasham Kosa Sejahtera, a social enterprise that provides innovative solutions for smallholder farmers in Indonesia. 13 years ago microfinance was a revolutionary concept. Once Irvan understood the social and financial facts about lending to the poor, he knew that it was going to be his life purpose. Vasham was founded in 2013 and is currently operating in a couple of regions in the province of Lampung, Sumatra. Agribusiness has always been interesting for him since his family runs its agribusiness companies. His mission is to empower Indonesian smallholder farmer communities to achieve significantly better standards of living through higher income, lower risks and constant growth in technical expertise.

Teguh Hardiansah
CEO of Kurawal
Starting his career by join Toyota Bhosoku 2004 as software engineering where Teguh Hardiansah first time in touch with research engineering.  Mitrais, & were 2 companies refined his  knowledges about b2b solution and big data before decided to focus on software development in 2014, starting as a project to fork redis born kurawalDB realtime in memory database now powering Kanaka-core private blockchain platform.

Srini Desikan
Program Lead at Cisco
Srini Desikan is the Program Lead and supporting APJ Regional business strategy around Data & BI Analytics at Cisco. He has been in the IT industry since 1993 and gained technical & management experience through working in IT MNCs with varied roles and global portfolios. With Cisco since 1999 and worked in USA for 6 years and 11 plus years in Singapore. Srini expertise in Data Analytics, Data Marts and Data Warehousing implementations.

Rudyandi Praditya
Senior Business Development of Global Reka Daya
Rudyandi, Senior Business Development of Global Reka Daya, is a global practice advisor in the area of enterprise technology. With 23+ year in the businesses, with diverse industry insights, global practices, and management roles. Before joined GRD group, Rudyandi served in various enterprise technology sales and consulting roles in Epicor Software (Asia), BCS Logistics, Oracle Consulting Services, IFS Solutions Indonesia and ABB, a leading global technology company in power and automation. Rudyandi Help organizations transforming into digital businesses, either by technology modernization and sustaining innovations or by preparing test-bed strategies for the disruptive business models.

Deepak Ramanathan
Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pasific, SAS
Deepak is Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pasific, SAS, supporting the SAS Analytical Platform and Customer Intelligence product lines. In his current role, Deepak works with customers in helping them craft out their analytical strategies. He has worked with customers in Banking and Financial Services, Communications, Manufacturing, Retail and Public Sector. Deepak has been with SAS since 2002 serving in roles ranging from project management and implementation to regional product management for the analytical product line. Deepak has been a keynote speaker at several SAS forums within the region and also participated in several CIO/CTO forums providing thought leadership around Analytics.

Will Ongkowidjaja
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Alpha JWC Ventures
Will Ongkowidjaja is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Alpha JWC Ventures, an institutional and independent venture capital firm with offices in Jakarta and in Singapore which invests in both early- to growth-stage technology companies based in Indonesia or with Indonesia as part of their business plans.

Prior to co-founding Alpha JWC Ventures, Will’s background was in top-tier investment banking (Director at UBS Investment Bank in Indonesia) and management consulting (McKinsey & Company in Indonesia and Booz Allen Hamilton in Australia).  Will has extensive experience in advising business owners and senior management in Indonesia on over USD 5 billion of IPOs, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and bond issuances. In addition, in his capacity as a management consultant, Will has broad experience in advising state-owned enterprises, corporates, and private equity funds on the following types of consulting engagements: operations improvement, portfolio & growth strategy and M&A due diligence.  

Will holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management, and he received the following licenses in Indonesia: (1) Underwriter license, and (2) Broker Dealer license. Will is currently attending Harvard Business School for the Owner/President Management (OPM) program, a 3-year residential program for business owners and entrepreneurs.

Will is also the Founder and President Emeritus of UCLA Anderson’s Indonesia alumni chapter where he led the alumni chapter’s initiatives and strategy to ensure growth of the UCLA Anderson alumni chapter in Indonesia, working closely with UCLA Anderson alumni office and admissions office.

In addition, Will enjoys writing, and he is a regular columnist for Forbes Indonesia magazine where he primarily writes about topics on Technology sector and Investments.

Rajiv Niles
Global Director - GE Digital, Industrial Cyber Security
Rajiv Niles is the Global Director in GE Digital’s Industrial Cyber Security initiative enabled through the acquisition of Wurldtech in 2014, which is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. Wurldtech is world leader in cyber security solutions, providing security products, testing and certification to customers in the oil & gas, transportation, healthcare and utilities sectors. In his current role, he is responsible for driving the technical strategy for Wurldtech’s products and certifications, which in turn helps customers protect critical infrastructure and the Industrial Internet. Cyber security is a key pillar of GE’s Digital Industrial vision to enable greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risks and accelerating performance with the Predix platform and software solutions.

Rajiv is a veteran in the IT and IOT arenas with a career spanning over 20 years, with the last decade of those in key leadership positions. Prior to joining GE, Rajiv was the Director for Digital Transformation & IOT at Cisco Systems, where he had led the development of IOT solutions for a number of verticals including Smart Cities, Manufacturing and Mining. He played a pivotal role in developing Cisco’s Innovation Centre strategy, which focused on eco-system development, investments, acquisitions and technical validation to enable true customer-centric innovation. Rajiv is an expert speaker and presenter on topics such as Digital Industrial, Cyber Security for Industrial Applications and Innovation Center Strategies. Rajiv often is engaged to speak at industry events and panelist discussions.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Western Australia. He is a Cisco Certified Inter-networking Expert (CCIE) and a TOGAF Certified Enterprise Architecture Practitioner. Rajiv and his wife have two children.

Nezar Patria
Editor in Chief at
Nezar Patria is the Editor in Chief at that is currently focusing on online journalism. Prior to his current position, he was a vice editor in chief at CNN Indonesia (digital). Nezar has been working on various media platform since 1999. In addition, he has published several papers and research in national and international project, as well as attended international workshops.

Adi Sudewa
Senior Investment Manager for Aavishkaar
Adi Sudewa is the Senior Investment Manager for Aavishkaar, an impact investment firm with portfolio companies in agriculture, healthcare, education, and other livelihood sectors. Adi has deeply engaged with many Indonesia’s impact entrepreneurs and is passionate about how data and technology can help entrepreneurs tackle social issues. Prior to Aavishkaar, Adi worked as business consultants with IBM and McKinsey & Co in various countries in Southeast Asia. He was also a Vice President of Retail Banking Strategy at PermataBank. Adi graduated with a bachelor degree in Informatics from Bandung Institute of Technology and has an MBA from University of California Los Angeles.

Regi Wahyu
CEO of Mediatrac
Regi is an expert of Business Development at heart. He is experienced in successfully developing a start- up business, turning around the “mature-declining” organization and managed growth strategies across the Asia Pacific Region. He had worked for Development Dimension International (DDI), General Electric (GE) and Dupont Company. January 2010, with both local and International experience under his belt, he decided to acquire a Data Analytics company called Mediatrac in 2010 Prior to his entrepreneurial journey in Mediatrac, he exited his joint venture business on digital marketing (Isobar) and out of home media agency (posterscope) to Dentsu Aegis Network and use the earn-out money to re-invest in Mediatrac and grow it as the first “Owner-Operator Big Data Analytics firm” in Indonesia.

Gustaff Harriman Iskandar
Founder of Common Room
By the end of 2001, Gustaff along with R.E. Hartanto, T. Ismail Reza and Reina Wulansari founded Bandung Center for New Media Arts, an organization that engages in research and development of media arts and multidisciplinary artistic practice in Bandung, Indonesia. The organization was later changed to be non-profit organization known as Common Room Networks Foundation (Common Room) in 2003, and becoming an open platform for arts, culture and ICT/ Media in 2009. In addition, Gustaff has also participate and initiate program at ISEA2004 (Helsinki, 2004), The 3rd Asia-Europe Art Camp (Bandung, 2005), Futuresonic Festival 2006 (Manchester, 2006), Get it [W]all Project (Yogyakarta, 2007), Mini Summit in New Media Policy & Practice (Singapore, 2009), transmediale.10: Futurity Now! (Berlin, 2010), Asia-Europe Expert Meeting for New Media, Civil Society & Environmental Sustainability (Bandung, 2010), [Derau] Sound Art Exhibition (Bandung, 2011), etc.

Irene Umar
Director, ONE Indonesia
Driven by her passion to see future generation of Indonesia thriving in the increasingly competitive global arena, Irene co-founded ONE Indonesia, a national education portal and data center. Through ONE Indonesia, Irene would like to encourage fruitful collaboration and seamless coordination by various stakeholders to ensure that all Indonesian children could benefit from high quality education.

An avid diver, Irene hopes that more and more Indonesians could enjoy and experience the wonder of Indonesia.