Over the past 4 years, IDByte has brought top speakers who are industry movers and global leaders in the digital space.
Here are the amazing speakers who will be joining IDByte 2017 Conference and Seminars.

2017 Conference Speakers


Global Director of Community, Amanda Kelso

Amanda is Director of Community at Instagram and is responsible for the stewardship of Instagram’s community of more than 700 million people, which includes managing Instagram’s editorial channels, building programs for community advocates and the Community Lab. Before Instagram, Amanda was Managing Director of Google’s Creative Lab.


Asia Pacific Regional Director, Ajay Vidyasagar

Ajay is the Asia Pacific Regional Director for YouTube at Google based in Singapore. He has worked closely with some of the region's biggest broadcasters and motion picture companies, helping them partner with YouTube on their their digital video strategy. Ajay spent over fourteen years at STAR Television in India playing a key leadership role and making tremendous contributions: from leading STAR PLUS, STAR ONE, Channel [V], Star Vijay, Marketing, to its content and new media division. His achievements include Channel [V]'s launch of a youth platform, launch of Star's Interactive business in India and the launch of STAR network into South India. Ajay also spearheaded the launch of Kaun Banega Crorepati (the Indian version of "Who wants to be a Millionaire") to record among the highest rated TV show launches in Indian television history in 2006. Shortly before joining Google, Ajay acted as Chief Operating Officer of Sun Network.


President Director & Chief Executive Officer, Alexander Rusli

Alexander Rusli assumed the role of President Director and CEO of Indosat in November 2012 after serving as an Independent Commissioner since January 2010. Before November 2012, Mr. Rusli was a Managing Director in Northstar Pacific, a private equity fund which focuses on Indonesian and Southeast Asian opportunities. Prior to his role in Northstar Pacific, Mr. Rusli served the Government of Indonesia for nine years.


Chief Marketing Officer, Piotr Jakubowski

Piotr Jakubowski is the CMO at GO-JEK, Indonesia's leading on-demand technology company with social impact at the core. He has been tasked with bringing marketing excellence and innovation to the GO-JEK family of products and services. Piotr manages the in-house marketing team across creative, social, media buying, public relations, digital and above the line activities. He also sits on the management board of the company, bringing consumer insights and communications innovations to the development of the GO-JEK product.


CEO & Founder, Shinta Witoyo Dhanuwardoyo

A tech industry veteran and trailblazer. She has worked tirelessly to advance technology in the region since founding Bubu.com and serving as the company's CEO. She also initiated Angel EQ Network. Globe Asia has recognized her as one of the “99 Most Powerful Women,” and she was named to the “Inspiring Women Honor Roll” by Forbes Indonesia Magazine.


CEO & Founder, Ralph Simon

Ralph Simon is regarded as one of the founders of the modern mobile entertainment industry. Over the last decade he has been a global trailblazer and innovator, growing the global mobile entertainment & content industry, and playing a central role in its development, significance and presence world-wide. He has been dubbed the 'father of the ring tone', as he and his team created and developed the first commercial ring tones in the USA, Canada, Europe, Africa and Australia in 1998.


Chief Digital Officer & Vice President, Jeremy Budd


Founder, Dino Patti Djalal

Dino Patti Djalal is a former ambassador of Indonesia for United States. He heads up for the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia, a think thank to which he is credited as an advisor. He is also a chairman board of Trustee in Indonesia Diaspora Network Global. He develops personal professional skills which are considered strategic policy handling, analysis, speech, speech writing, lobbying, and leadership.


Vice President for Global Public Policy

Jim is Vice President for Global Public Policy at The Walt Disney Company based in Burbank, California. He is responsible for developing and directing strategic international public policy initiatives across the company. He focuses on media and Internet policy, human rights, children’s issues and business entry and expansion in developing markets, among other areas. Before joining Disney, Jim served in senior roles in the US Government and practiced law in Washington, DC, London and New York.


Senior Fellow at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs

Mari Pangestu is a Senior Fellow at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, Professor of International Economics at the University of Indonesia and on the Board of Directors, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta. She currently serves on a number of boards such as the Leadership Council of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN); Member of the High Level Commission on Carbon Prices; Distinguished Fellow Asia Global Institute, University of Hong Kong; Board Member to Australia Indonesia Council; Member of Editorial Board of Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, ANU; Member of the Global Future Council on Trade and Investment, World Economic Forum; and President of the United in Diversity (UID) Foundation, Jakarta. Mari Pangestu is also a Commissioner on the Board of Astra International and Chairman of Bank BTPN in Indonesia; sits on the International Advisory Board of McLarty Associates, Washington DC; Board Member of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris and is also active as an advisor to various other social and business organizations. Professor Pangestu served as Indonesia’s Minister of Trade from 2004 to 2011, and as Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy from 2011 until October 2014.  As Minister of Trade she led all the international trade negotiations and cooperation for Indonesia.  Professor Pangestu worked with Jeffrey Sachs on the UN Secretary General Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Review (2003-2005), was the WTO Group-33 Chairperson (2005-2011), nominated as a candidate for the WTO Director General (2013). In December 2014, she was awarded the “lifetime achievement in leadership” award during the World Chinese Enterprise Forum in Chongqing China. Pangestu obtained her BA and MA from the Australian National University (ANU), and her PhD from the University of California Davis.


Johanna Brismar Skoog

Ambassador Johanna Brismar Skoog is the Ambassador of Sweden to Indonesia, Timor Leste and ASEAN since 2014. With more than 25 years’ experience in the foreign service, she has an extensive background in global development cooperation. Prior to coming to Indonesia Ambassador Brismar Skoog served as the Head of Chancery at the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU in Brussels. She has previously been posted at the Swedish Embassies in Peru, Cuba and Austria.


CEO and Co-Founder, Jenny Q. Ta

A veteran Wall Street self-made millionaire and seasoned entrepreneur with two successful ventures to her credit. She was the Founder and CEO of Titan Securities, a full-service broker-dealer and investment banking firm that was acquired in 2005. She is also the founder and CEO of Sqeeqee, the social net-worthing site which launched in 2015.


President Director/CEO, Noni Sri Ayati Purnomo

After accomplished her Bachelor of Engineering from University of Newcastle and earned her Master of Business Administration from Finance and Marketing, managing the whole group business portfolio for Blue Bird Group Holding has been a challenge for Noni. Her role in Blue Bird Transportation division was to set up the business development, public relations, quality control, IT departments and improved the marketing system of the Blue Bird Group.


Creative Storyteller, Handoko Hendroyono

An expert of marketing who is also a famous producer whose movies like Filosofi Kopi 1, Folosofi Kopi 2, and many more are renowned in Indonesia. He writes books such as Brand Gardener, Fish Eye, and Do. And his writings also could be found at many medias. He is more likely to call himself as Creative Storyteller.


Co-Chair, Cveti Yotova

Cveti has more than ten years of international experience consulting companies in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East. Her clients range from technology companies and investment management firms to healthcare organizations. She is very involved with the startup world, advising start-ups on their vision and strategic planning, and most recently was appointed as a co-chair of HBS Angels of Southern California.

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2017 Seminar Speakers


Co-Founder & CEO


CEO & Founder, Shinta Witoyo Dhanuwardoyo

A tech industry veteran and trailblazer. She has worked tirelessly to advance technology in the region since founding Bubu.com and serving as the company's CEO. She also initiated Angel EQ Network. Globe Asia has recognized her as one of the “99 Most Powerful Women,” and she was named to the “Inspiring Women Honor Roll” by Forbes Indonesia Magazine.


CEO, HB Naveen


Technical & Startup Evangelist, Daniel Egan

Daniel is currently a Technical Evangelist in the Commercial Software Engineering group at Microsoft, where he has been for nine years, helping companies large and small build MVPs on the Microsoft platform with both Microsoft technologies and Open Source platforms like Node.js. Before joining Microsoft, Daniel held a variety of positions in the information technology and engineering fields.


Co-chair, Matthew McCullough

A Principal Engineer for MC2 and Chief Operating Officer of Monkey Industry Supply, Inc. He has worked in the environmental industry since the late 1980s with over 30 publications and has specialized experience in a variety of high-profile sites with enforcement actions and threatened or pending litigation.


CEO and Founder, Nicole Rodrigues

Nicole is a seasoned publicist and social media marketing pro with 17 years of experience under her belt. She’s developed and executed strategic campaigns for some of the biggest names in the business such as Yahoo!, Dolby, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony PlayStation, Hulu, M-GO, Toon Hero, Demand Media, MobiTV, and the Oakland Raiders.


Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno

Businessman, investor, politician, and is a deputy governor-elect of Jakarta. He was listed as 29th richest man in Indonesia according to Forbes magazine in 2009, and 47th richest man in Indonesia according to Forbes in 2013. In mid-2015, he decided to enter politics, leaving the business world, and resigning from various positions in 16 subsidiaries of Saratoga and Recapital.


VP of Products, Jia Shen

A serial entrepreneur constantly moving between the San Francisco Bay Area and Tokyo, Jia is focused on offline-to-online technologies, mobile and gaming, and the arbitrage between Asia and the West. A strong technologist by training, he specializes in growth hacking, social mechanics, deep analytics, and gamification. Named one of Businessweek’s top twenty-something entrepreneurs in 2008, Jia has always had a passion for cutting-edge technologies, and is a die-hard gamer and hacker/programmer. Jia has founded, funded, and operated large startups in the USA, China, and Japan. Prior to founding RockYou at 25, Jia had deep experience across a range of technology companies, including consumer shopping, email authentication and security, Enterprise International Supply Chain Management, and VoiceXML / telephony.


Head of SMB Community Engagement, Beth Ann Lim

Beth Ann has over 15 years of experience in Asia helping small and large companies develop strategic communication, branding, and marketing initiatives to help build their business. Before joining Facebook, Ms. Lim founded her own communications consultancy firm and held senior management leadership roles at Intel as well as a global PR agency. Beth Ann holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley. She is passionate about helping small and medium businesses succeed and is an active mentor in the start-up and accelerator community.


Vice Chairman of Telematic, Broadcasting, Research and Technology, Ilham Habibie

Ilham Habibie is currently a vice chairman of telematic, broadcasting, research and technology in Kamar Dagang & Industri Indonesia (KADIN). He hasa long list of expertise in technology and information. He was a director of Institute for the democratisation of science and technology in The Habibie Center. He was awarded by AFEO Honorary Fellow (ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization).


President Director, David Tan

David Tan is President Director for HP Indonesia. He is responsible for driving HP’s strategy for growth and profitability, for the go to market strategy and vison for the HP in Indonesia. David has held various management positions over his past 18 years in HP, with experience spanning marketing, category management and sales for both personal and printing systems and country, and region management.


Founder, Samsan Novia

Samsan Novia is the CEO Qubicle.id. Prior to leading Qubicle, she was the Head of Growth and Business Partnership in PT Karsa Lintas Buwana, GM Digital Marketing and Business Partnership as well as Head of SEM & SEO Divison in PT Kreatif Media Karya, Head of Digital and Social Media in Pizza Hut Indonesia, Nexmedia and Adadiskon. Beside those background, she also actively teaches in Akademi Berbagi www.akademiberbagi.org with learning materials about online public relations and as a Digital trainer in several companies in Jakarta. Overall she is a Digital Specialist and Digital Marketing Consultant.


Founder, Alamanda Shantika


Business Development Director, Revie Sylviana

Reve is always passionate about innovation and growth in digital space. She loves the dynamic rapid development of the industry and how it effected people behavior. She currently leads LINE Indonesia Business Development and Strategic Partnership across B2B and B2C. Prior to that, she has 20+years experience in Mobile industry where she leads Digital Services in Top Mobile Operators in Indonesia.


Founder, B. Hartono

B. HARTONO is 44 years old Indonesian. He is the Founder of Jukir which he started building since end of 2016 and currently plays a part as the Chief Executive Officer of Jukir. Prior to founding Jukir, B. Hartono has worked for over 20 years professionally, in several large companies and started his career in 1995 in Telecommunication Industry with Bakrie Telecom and Elang Mahkota. When the monetary crisis hit Indonesia in 1997, B. Hartono moved to Banking Industry by joining Bank Putra Surya Perkasa and Bank Dharmala as Assistant Vice President. During the period of 2000 - 2009, B. Hartono career in Fast Moving Consumer Good in Balihai Brewery Indonesia as their National Sales Manager. Lastly, B. Hartono worked as Chief Commercial Officer at ISS Indonesia of ISS World group from 2010 to 2012, This is the highest career peak of B. Hartono working for multinational companies, as ISS Indonesia is the largest service company in the provision of Cleaning Service, Security and Parking in Indonesia with 80,000 employees.   In 2012 B. Hartono resigned from ISS Indonesia and entered the entrepreneurship. Learning from his long professional experience in the parking industry, B. Hartono founded VIP Parking Management until he changed the core business from conventional parking to digital and created a mobile application for parking named JUKIR. B. Hartono holds a master's degree in Finance and Accounting from Sekolah Tinggi Manajemen PPM in Jakarta. B. Hartono also got his second Master Degree in Business from the same University. The vision of B. Hartono is to revolutionalize Parking Industry in Indonesia by using Financial Technology and assist the government in increasing Local Original Revenue (Pendapatan Asli Daerah) as a part of the Smart City Program and to create a living standard for a better Indonesian society through JUKIR.


Advisor in Digital & Micro Finance Innovation Group, Triyono Gani

Triyono Gani is currently an Advisor in Digital & Micro Finance Innovation Group for Otoritas Jasa Keuangan. Long before today, he has been involved in Financial field for professional works since 1993 and become an expert. He is also an alumni of Graduate School of International Business, University PF Bristol, United Kingdom. He also wrote about Indonesian Equities Investment Review in the Middle of The Currency Crisis for his academical writing.

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Bubu Awards

We’re coming back with another prestigious digital event, IDByte 2017! It’s an experience you don’t want to miss out if you are a tech head yourself. Introducing you to this year’s theme of Connected, based on a research about Generation C or Gen-C, a powerful new force in consumer culture. Why this you may ask? Well, you can find out about it yourself.

Through this event, we want to gather the digital industry together and make Indonesia a pivotal player in the global digital landscape. IDByte invites notable digital experts and thought leaders from different parts of the world to share relevant and helpful knowledge. IDByte has had the honor of welcoming distinguished leaders and executives from companies such as Facebook, Disney, Google, Amazon, Yahoo, and Twitter on our stage.

Come Join Indonesia’s biggest digital conference where you can learn from digital experts from around the world, and where being tech savvy is celebrated.

Indonesia's development of digital industries is advancing and breaking through international barriers, approaching to a world-class benchmark. Hence, Bubu Awards is here to recognize and commend great talent for creators involved. Bubu Awards is the forerunner of IDByte, an award for Indonesian digital talent and services. Bubu Awards started as a pioneer in web design competition in Indonesia. Evolved for over 16 years, we have contributed to the growth of Indonesia’s digital industry to meet today’s global standards.

Bubu Awards v.10 also holds a Virtual Startup Hunt, in which we search for the best tech startup in Indonesia. We open up the opportunity for startups to pitch and win the Best Startup Award.

Tabulated by Ernst & Young.

Bubu Awards v.10 Official Tabulator


  • 13:30

  • Shinta W. Dhanuwardoyo

    CEO / Founder of Bubu.com

  • Alexander Rusli

    CEO & President Director of Indosat Ooredoo

  • Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno

    Vice Governor-Elect of DKI Jakarta

  • 14:25
    Connected Jobs

  • Revie Sylviana

    Business Development Director of LINE

  • 14:55
    Connected Girls In Tech

  • Alamanda Shantika

    Founder of Binar Academy

  • Beth Ann Lim

    Head of SMB Community Engagement, Facebook , Facebook

  • Samsan Novia

    CEO of Qubicle.id

  • 15:30
    Connected Gaming

  • Jia Shen

    VP of Products, Blackstorm Labs

  • Keibun Go

    International Business Development, D2C Inc.

  • 16:15
    Connected Cities

  • Aloysius Pratomo

    Sinergi Wahana Gemilang

  • Budi Hartono


  • Azwar Annas (TBC)

    Bupati Banyuwangi

  • Ramdhan Pomanto (TBC)

    Walikota Makassar

  • 13:30

  • Shinta W. Dhanuwardoyo

    CEO / Founder of Bubu.com

  • Ilham Habibie

    Vice Chairman Of Telematic, Broadcasting, Research And Technology , Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • 14:05
    Connected Finance Panel

  • Triyono Gani

    Advisor in Digital & Micro Finance Innovation Group , Otoritas Jasa Keuangan

  • Rama Mamuaya - Moderator

    Co-Founder & CEO , DailySocial

  • Hira Laksamana

    Finance Director - CFO , Mandiri Capital Indonesia (MCI)

  • Pungky P. Wibowo

    Head Group Development of Retail Payment System and Financial Inclusion , Bank Indonesia

  • Dickie Widjaja

    CIO, Investree

  • 14:35
    Connected Startup Panel

  • Arsyah Rasyid

    CEO & Co-founder , Kokatto

  • Fauzan Gani

    CEO of DOOgether

  • Ardheta Natalegawa

    Chief Financial and Operating Officer , KARTOO

  • David Tan

    Head of Commercial Channel and Distribution , HP

  • Ardi Setiadharma

    Finance Director and Director , Prasetia Dwidharma

  • Rama Mamuaya - Moderator

    Co-Founder & CEO , DailySocial

  • 15:35
    Connected Startup

  • Nicole Rodrigues

    Founder , NRPR Group

  • Daniel Egan

    Technical & Startup Evangelist , Microsoft

  • Rama Mamuaya - Moderator

    Co-Founder & CEO , DailySocial

  • 15:50
    Connected Entertainment

  • HB Naveen

    Falcon Pictures

  • 08:15

  • Registration & Coffee Break

    Ritz Carlton Ballroom, Pacific Place Jakarta

  • 09:45

  • Joko Widodo

    President of the Republic of Indonesia

  • Shinta Witoyo Dhanuwardoyo

    CEO/Founder of Bubu.com , Bubu.com

  • 10:15

  • Alex Rusli

    CEO & President Director , Indosat Ooredoo

  • 10:35
    Connect: Women

  • Special appearance by Sheryl Sandberg

    Chief Operating Officer , Facebook

  • Mari Elka Pangestu

    Senior Fellow , Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

  • Johanna Brismar Skoog

    Ambasador of Sweden to indonesia

  • Jenny Q Ta

    CEO / Co-founder of Sqeeqee

  • Noni Purnomo

    CEO of Blue Bird Group

  • 13:05
    Connect: Innovation

  • Ralph Simon

    CEO of Mobilium Global

  • James Filippatos

    Vice President for Global Public Policy at the Walt Disney Company

  • Amanda Kelso

    Global Director of Community in Instagram

  • Special appreance by Toni Fernandes

    Group CEO of AirAsia

  • Jeremy Budd

    Chief Digital Officer & Vice President , IBM

  • Piotr Jakubowski

    Chief Marketing Officer of GO-JEK

  • 16:10
    Connected Generation

  • Dino Patti Djalal

    Chairman of Indonesia Diaspora Network

  • Ajay Vidyasagar

    Regional Director - Asia Pacific Youtube & Google Video

  • Handoko H.

    Filosofi Kopi

  • MARS Indonesia

    MARS Indonesia

  • 19:00
    BUBUAWARDS V.10 Awarding Night

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IDByte and the Bubu Awards are tremendously important, not just in Indonesian market, but to innovators around the world. These events bring together the best minds in the digital industry and a tremendous influence and inspiration to innovators everywhere.

-Jamie Voris (CTO of The Walt Disney Studio) 2015

If there is one (digital) conference, then I really want to come to is yours (Ibu Shinta). Because people like you are pushing the digital platform in ways that no one else can—The government can talk about it and all that—but it’s people like you that actually do it.

-Tony Fernandes (CEO of Air Asia) 2015

IDByte brings together the very best in the digital industry, the work you’re doing is so important for Indonesian business. You’re helping to foster continued business innovation, to keep up with the rapid growth of online and mobile industries all throughout Indonesia. I want to congratulate Shinta on establishing this conference eight years ago as the Bubu Awards and congratulations, this year’s Bubu Awards winners. Werner Vogel (Chief Technology Officer of Amazon.com) 2013 We are really proud to be associated with the IDByte Conference. The entrepreneurial ecosystem is near, dear to our hearts and we’re looking forward to working with many of you to become successful.

-Sheryl Sandberg (COO of Facebook) 2013

Saya mendukung program IDByte 2015 yang diharapkan ke depannya berdampak positif perkembangan infrastruktur digital di Indonesia.

- Ridwan Kamil (Mayor of Bandung) 2015

The digital industry in Indonesia is entering a new level and Bubu Awards could give a stimulating recognition to spur continuous growth.

-Tech in Asia

IDBYTE menjadi wadah yang tepat untuk saling menghubungkan komunitas-komunitas ini ke dalam satu kesatuan jaringan yang lebih besar.

-KOMPAS, Tekno

Kami merasa senang dan terhormat karena bisa menjadi mitra resmi ID-Byte 2015 dalam bidang distribusi berita. ID-Byte 2015 telah dikenal luas sebagai perhelatan industri digital Indonesia yang paling bergengsi

-Royce Shih, PR Newswire Asia

ID Byte 2015 will facilitate the Indonesian digital industry to deepen its knowledge and skills through a series of conferences, exhibitions, and seminars that peaked with the Bubu Awards, the only awards focused on the country’s digital scene.

-Yahoo News, Singapore

The IDBYTE event will be a great opportunity for Indonesia’s stakeholders in digital industries to learn from the world’s top industry players. It is also a time for Indonesia to show the world our potential in the digital age

-Jakarta Globe

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