Thirty Five (35) Global and Local Strategic Leaders in Digital Industry and Startups will Gather at Indonesia's Largest Digital Event, Indosat IDByte 2015

Digital Players who supported Connected e-Conomy: Facebook, Disney, Twitter, Google, Intel, Go-Jek, Bukalapak, will share their knowledge and expertise to encourage the development of Digital Ecosystems in Indonesia
2015-09-30 14:00 1772

JAKARTA, Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty five (35) speakers in digital world and startups will be headlining the biggest digital event in Indonesia, Indosat IDByte 2015, from 30th September until 2nd October 2015. The speakers represent the digital industry players which have demonstrated how Connected e-Conomy has enhanced their businesses such as: Facebook, Disney, Twitter, Google, Intel, Go-Jek, Bukalapak, and so on.

Driven by IDByte's vision to put Indonesia on the Digital World Map, the gathering of these leading figures is expected to become an opportunity for those leaders to share their knowledge and experience that can drive Indonesian digital industry players and enthusiasts to also grow globally.

"We hope that the presence of these 35 extraordinary figures can inspire Indonesian digital industry players to grow at the global stage, so in the future they will be the ones who inspire us to grow as a nation. We also appreciate private company support such as Indosat who give its commitment and support for this event and for the growth of digital ecosystem in Indonesia," said Shinta Dhanuwardhoyo, CEO and Founder of, initiator of IDByte and Bubu Awards.

"We are excited to help and support of Indosat IDByte in to encourage Indonesian people to become a leader in the digital world. The event shared the same aim with us, to expand the coverage and access of internet as one of the keys to improve the quality of life in Indonesia," said Alexander Rusli, CEO of Indosat, member of Ooredoo Group.

"With the current economic situation, I believe that digital and telecomunication are the major drivers for our social and economy future. We believe that people's creativity will further unlock Indonesia's economic potential and help Indonesia to grow as world's digital hub in the region. This is what we call e-Conomy," he added. 

Indosat IDByte 2015 and Bubu Awards V. 09 carries the "Connected e-Conomy" theme which explores how all Industry in Indonesia is now connected and supporting each other through the development of Internet. Through this event, IDByte hopes to show how cross industry connection and collaboration can create a positive impact for the growth of Indonesian people.

Referring to the theme, the following is the line-up of  Indosat IDByte 2015 speakers along with the topics they will be discussing.

First Day:

Keynote Opening and "Things and Connectivity" Seminar

1.     Keynote Opening:
Shinta Dhanuwardoyo (Chairwoman IDByte)

Alexander Rusli (CEO Indosat)
Importance of Private Sector to Support the Creative Economy

2.     Harry K Nugraha (Country Manager INTEL Indonesia), Bayu Wedha (Managing Director PT. Integrasia Utama)
IOT Innovation featuring Integrasia 

3.     Handry Satriago (CEO General Electric Indonesia)
Story of How Humans Connect

4.     Daniel Tumiwa (Chairman iDEA)
How Tech Reshapes Indonesian Culture and Consumptions

5.     Tugce Ergul (Angel Labs Silicon Valley)
The First Step of Funding

6.     Bernhard Soebiakto, Chief Marketing Office Kapanlagi Network
Multi-Channel Network

7.     Felice Beckman dan Alex Beckman (SVA Technology Alliance), Yudi Wanandi (The Jakarta Post), Abraham Hidayat (SkyStar Capital) dan Fajrin (BukaLapak)
Connecticng the Indonesian Technology Ecosystem to Silicon Valley

8.     Achmad Zaky (Founder & CEO BukaLapak)
Founder and CEO Bukalapak 

9.     Gautam Talwar (Vice President Partnerships Makers Studio)
Digital Video and Connected Consumer

Second Day

 "Exchange and Transaction" Seminar

1.     Erik Meijer (Strategic Brand Advisor Ooredoo South East Asia)
Mobile First Approach To Meet Indonesian Millenialls

2.     Chairil Tarunajaya (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
Insights on Future e-Conomy

3.     Roy Simangunsong (Business Head Twitter Indonesia)
Social as the Platform to Exchange 

4.     Jiro Inao (JKT48 Dentsu)
Monetizing Music 2.0

5.     David Yin (Business Development Manager Google Play Apps & Games Asia Tenggara)
Running a Successful Business on Google Play

6.     Ricky Satria (Deputy Director, Bank Indonesia), Rico Usthavia Frans (Mandiri eCash) dan Niki Luhur (President Director Kartuku)
Future Payment and Currency 

7.     Samantha Chen (Regional Sponsorships Sales Manager, Manchester United Ltd)
Fan Engagement in the World of Football

Third Day

 "Connected e-Conomy" IDByte Conference 

1.     Keynote Opening:
Shinta Dhanuwardoyo (Chairman IDByte)

2.     Rudiantara (Menteri Komunikasi dan Informatika), John Lagerling (Vice President Business Development Facebook), Sandiaga Uno (Board of Advisor, Asosiasi Pedagang Pasar Seluruh Indonesia) and Alex Rusli (CEO Indosat)

3.     Willson Cuaca (Managing Partner, East Ventures), Kuo Yi Lim (Managing Director, MonkHills Ventures) dan Pieter Kemps  (Vice President Sequioa Capital)
Why Invest In Indonesia 

4.     Anies Baswedan (Menteri Pendidikan)
How Tech Will Help Accelerate Indonesia Towards Excellent Education 

5.     Tri Rismaharini (Walikota Surabaya), Dhany Pomanto (Walikota Makassar), Dick Van Motman (CEO Dentsu Aegis Network SEA)
Big Bytes in Big Cities

6.     Nadiem Makarim (Founder Gojek)
Transporting Grass Root Movement For A Great Economic Growth 

7.     Triawan Munaf (Ketua Badan Ekonomi Kreatif)
Connecting Creative Economy and Technology 

8.     Brian McWilliams (Head of Analytics Disney Research Zurich)
Technology and Media  

About Indosat IDBYTE

Indosat IDByte 2015 is an event held by which has a concern for digital startups in Indonesia and supported by Indosat. IDByte is a biennial event by and was first held in 2011. IDByte previously had been successfully presenting well-known speakers from local companies such as Indosat and international companies such as Google, Facebook, Evernote, and many more.

About was founded by Shinta Dhanuwardoyo in 1996 as a web and internet development company. Until now, has developed into one of the biggest digital advertising agencies and web developers in Indonesia, and is stated as Indonesia's Pioneer of Internet Growth. was awarded as one of Asia's Top 100 most Innovative Companies of Red Herring, and also won the Red Herring Asia Awards and the Global Red Herring Awards.

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