We’re pleased to say that our TechinAsia Meetup Jakarta is back on track. As many of you know, our first Meetup session was postponed due to the floods in Jakarta earlier this month. According to our team there, the situation has improved and the water has somewhat subsided. So we would like to announce that TechinAsia Meetup Jakarta will be rescheduled to Thursday, February 21st.
[UPDATE: Due to personal matter, Andy Zain is not able attend the meetup. We have invited Ryu Kawano Suliawan, CEO of PT.Midtrans, to speak at the event instead. ]
We have invited Andi Boeidman from Ideosource and Ryu Kawano Suliawan from PT.Midtrans to share their thoughts on the trends that will be most vital on the web in Indonesia in 2013.
Once again, clear your schedules on February 21st – tickets are free but limited, so grab them fast while stocks last. We’ll see you there!
- Registration: 6.15 – 7.00pm
- [Discussion] Tech Trends in Indonesia 2013: 7.00 – 8.00pm
- Networking & Dinner: 8.00 – 9.00pm
P.T. Microsoft Indonesia
18th floor Tower II Jakarta Stock Exchange Building
Sudirman Central Business District
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 52-53
About our speaker: Andi Boediman
Andi is the Director at Ideosource, a venture capital firm focusing on digital industries, including content, media, ecommerce and its digital infrastructures. His recent investment is Touchten, a game company that produces successful games such as Sushi Chain and Hachiko.
In his previous role as Chief Innovation Officer of Plasa.com, Andi has successfully brought eBay and Microsoft to form partnership with Plasa.com. As the key strategist, he is responsible for the company’s foundation, from envisioning the road map, creating business model to setting up the team. Some of his insight on internet, mobile, game, design and other creative industry related can be found here.
Ryu Kawano Suliawan
Ryu Kawano Suliawan is currently the CEO of PT. Midtrans, the operator of Veritrans Indonesia, an online payment processor for the Indonesian market. Midtrans has received funding from the Midplaza Group, Veritrans (Japan’s largest payment gateway and subsidiary of TSE listed Digital Garage), and netprice.com (TSE listed).
Prior to establishing Midtrans, Ryu was an Associate at TPG Capital’s Tokyo office working on investment deals in sectors ranging from financial services, real estate, to technology. Previously, he worked at Lazard Freres & Co.’s San Francisco office as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Technology, Media, Telecom Group.
Ryu was born in Indonesia to an Indonesian Father and a Japanese Mother. He speaks Indonesian, Japanese and English fluently. Ryu holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Claremont McKenna College.
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