Indonesian Story 2012 & Beyond Speakers Bio







Andrew Nasuri
USC 2003
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PT Garuda Mataram Motors
Audi/VW Indonesia

Andrew started his career in the Automotive Field in Los Angeles, California as a Salesperson at Penske Mercedes Benz. In 1999, he was contracted by House of Imports which is the Top Volume Mercedes Dealer in the United States. He started as a Salesperson there and left House of Imports in 2005 as the Sales/Marketing Director to come back to Indonesia. In 2006, Andrew took over as CEO of Volkswagen Indonesia and spearheaded the Production / Assembly Project for Volkswagen. In 2009, the Audi business in Indonesia was also added to his responsibility and he currently serves as CEO of Audi and Volkswagen Indonesia. Andrew is also actively involved in Yayasan Budha Tzu Chi where he was the Project Manager for the Housing Rehabilitation Project in Aceh whereby Yayasan Budha Tzu Chi donated 2700 houses to the victims of the Tsunami Disaster. Andrew received his MBA from the Marshall School of Business, USC, in 2003.





Anne Patricia Susanto
USC 1992
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PT Pan Brothers Tbk
GlobeAsia # 97/100 Top Groups of Indonesia


Anne graduated from University of Southern California – USA with a major in Chemical Engineering and minor in Business Administration. She received her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, specializing in Finance, from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles – USA in year 1994. Anne has been the Vice President Director since June 22nd, 2010. Prior to this, she was Director of the Company since April 1997. Anne was appointed as President Commissioner of the Company since June 19th, 2009, until elected as Vice President Director on 22nd, 2010. She is concurrently also the President Director of PT.Pancaprima Ekabrothers. Before joining the Company, she was with the Business Development of Kayu Lapis Group : Integrated Wood Industry from 1995 until 1996. She was the Assistant Finance Director of Keris Group, a group engaging in Retailing, textile, and real estate business, from 1996 until 1997. Anne was born in Surakarta, October 28, 1972 and is married with two children.





Edwin Soeryadjaja
USC 1974
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Saratoga Capital/Adaro Energy
GlobeAsia # 13/100 Top Groups of Indonesia


Edwin started his career in 1978 at Astra International, one of Indonesia's largest diversified companies founded by his late father, William Soeryadjaya. He spearheaded Astra’s financial restructuring effort in 1987, which culminated in its public listing on Indonesia Stock Exchange in February 1990. He left as Vice President Director in 1993. He was awarded the 2010 Indonesia Entrepreneur of The Year by Ernst & Young. Edwin is currently the Chairman of PT Adaro Energy Tbk, PT Tower Bersama Infrastruktur Tbk, PT Global Kalimantan Makmur, PT Pulau Seroja Jaya and Interra Resources Limited. He also serves on the board of commissioners of PT Lintas Marga Sedaya and PT Mitra Pinashtika Mustika. A longtime proponent of education, he is active in the community through his role as Chairman of the Christian University of Indonesia Foundation (Yayasan Universitas Kristen Indonesia). Edwin graduated from University of Southern California's School of Business in 1974 and is married with three children.





Emil Arifin
USC 1983
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PT Yummy Food Utama
Indonesia’s Yoghurt and Dairy Products


Graduated as Engineer at USC in 1983 and started his carrier as assistance production manager at Pratt and Whitney Jet engine overhaul in Miami, Florida. He went home to Indonesia in 1986 and start his own shrimp processing company in Surabaya. In 1995 and 96 he was awarded Prima Niarta from Government of Indonesia as biggest exporter of Shrimp. In 1999 he was ask by his Father to be CEO of family Holding company PT DANI PRISMA MITRA and chairs several subsidiary companies. The holding company engage in variety of business such as Food, Agriculture and Property. Couple of familiar name of the subsidiaries companies are Pizza Hut ( Chain Resto), Yummy Food (Dairy Product), Taurus dairy farm, Sriboga ( Flour mills), Woodland Park Residence ( Apartments and Mall at Kalibata), Taman Bunga Nusantara ( Flower Park at Puncak), Javana Spa ( Destine Spa west Java), Mopoli Raya (Palm Oil ) etc. He is also active in KADIN, Hippi, FKPPI and several social organization like AL Izhar, the leading Islamic School in Jakarta and Darul Hikmah in Kutoarjo, Central Java. Emil Arifin is married and blessed with Two Boys. His eldest son, Emral, will be candidate of Michelin Star chef in New York City. His Second Son work at UOB security as equity traders.





Erik Setiawan
USC 1994
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PT Topjaya Sarana Utama
Toshiba Electronics/Appliances


Erik started his career in 1995 at Topjaya Group of companies. As the President Director of Topjaya Group, he manages a diversified business portfolio. PT TopjayaSaranaUtama is appointed as Toshiba consumer electronics sole agent for 29 years now. It manufactures and distributes Toshiba home appliances products. PT SerincoDjayaMarmer Industry. Its brand SuperItalia, the company was the first to brought in the modern ceramic tile technology from Italy and was the pioneer of modern ceramic tiles manufacturer in Indonesia. PT Hijau Lestari Raya Fibreboard produces MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard), an environment friendly timber product manufacturer that use sustainable plantation wood as its raw materials. The group latest ventures are in mining and rubber plantation. He is very excited and has high hopes for these businesses. Erik graduate from University of Southern California, majoring in Chemical Engineering in 1994, and earned his MBA degree from University of Chicago. He is married and blessed with 2 sons and 2 daughters. He is an active board member of U CHANNEL, the only Christian TV Channel that is successfully broadcasting and reaching all cities of Indonesia through Satellite. Erik also serves as a chairperson at the AUSCI Board of Supervisors.





Harun Hajadi
USC 1988
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Ciputra Group
GlobeAsia # 89/100 Top Groups of Indonesia


Harun Hajadi started his career as Assistant Investment Analyst at the FOX Group, Montgomery Realty Investors, USA, from 1984 to 1986. Joined Ciputra Group in 1988 and has served as a Director since 1990. Currently, he is the President Director of PT. Ciputra Surya Tbk, Director of PT. Ciputra Development, Director of PT. Ciputra Property Tbk. and directorship in many other companies in the Group. He is also active in several organizations such as REI (Real Estate Indonesia), Kadin Indonesia (Kamar Dagang dan Industri Indonesia), AEI (Asosiasi Emiten Indonesia) and Gandi (an NGO for movement against discrimination). Harun earned his Bachelor degree in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1985 and a Master Degree in Business Administration from University of Southern California. Harun is married to Junita Ciputra, also an MBA from USC, and both are blessed with three children, two of whom are now students at USC.





Husodo Angkosubroto
USC 1977
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Gunung Sewu Group
GlobeAsia # 65/100 Top Groups of Indonesia


Husodo is the Chairman of PT. Gunung Sewu Kencana (GSK), an Indonesian-based investment and management Group with three core businesses: Agribusiness, Property Development and Financial Services. Its agribusiness portfolio includes the world’s largest fully vertically integrated pineapple plantation and processing operation in the world that currently exports all of its production to over 30 countries in the world. The portfolio also includes an export-quality banana plantation, tapioca starch production operations and a livestock (cattle) feed lot that is the 2nd largest importer of live cattle in Indonesia. The property development portfolio focuses on high quality office, commercial and residential rental properties, mainly located in Jakarta. Sequislife, GSK’s flagship financial services entity, is a life insurance group ranking among the top life insurers in Indonesia. It is the largest privately-owned Indonesian life insurance group. While main attention is centered on the core businesses, the Group continues to hold other investment portfolios ranging from manufacturing and private equity. Since joining the group in 1977, Mr. Angkosubroto has played a pivotal role in developing GSK into a respected, well-regarded leading-edge company in Indonesia. He earned his B.S. degree in Business Administration from The University of Southern California. His many interests include travel and golf. Husodo also dedicates his time and energy in nurturing AUSCI, grooming AUSCI leadership across the age gap, and working side-by-side with a group of some 15 other devout Trojans at the AUSCI Board of Committee. Husodo is the current Chairman of AUSCI (Alumni USC of Indonesia) Advisory Board.





Jackson Tandiono
USC 1998
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PT Nipress Tbk
Listed Stored Energy Manufacturer


Born in Jakarta 1975, Jackson is currently a Director of PT Nipress Tbk, the only public listed company at Indonesia Stock Exchange for Storage Battery Manufacturer in Indonesia since 1991. He has completed his bachelor in School of Business from University of Southern California in 1998, major in Finance. After involved business activites in several companies in Los Angeles, while lecturing, join and begin his career at PT Nipress Tbk, as a Production Supervisor in 2000, then as a Management Representative and Quality Assurance Manager during 2001-2002. With his formal education and business experiences, added by various training about manufacturing and management, either in Indonesia and Japan held by AOTS (Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship) in 2003 (Osaka) and in 2004 (Tokyo) with “The Best Scoring Contestant” predicate, made his career rises fast till held the positions as a Deputy of Finance Director and Plant Manager till June 2006. Now, He is also active as a treasurer in the AOTS Alumnus. Along with his position as a Director of PT Nipress Tbk, currently he also acts as President Director of PT Sky Energy Indonesia (Join Venture with Hitachi High Technologies, focusing on Renewable Energy). He also serves as a Commissioner of PT Spintech Energy Industry (Spiral Wound Battery Industry, First in the world technology), a Commissioner of PT Trinitan Plastic Industry (Plastic Injection Moulding, Plastic for Automotive and Electronic Parts), and as a Chairman of PT Matra Mandiri Prima (Telecommunication Network Provider).





Kenny Wirya
USC 1986
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PT Golden Truly Tbk. (retail chain) and
APRINDO Advisor


Kenny started his professional career as a Marketing/ Credit Officer in Bank of Tokyo from Dec 1986 - 1987. Now he leads some companies in many different fields, such as PT Golden Retailindo, Tbk (mall and retail industry), PT Sekarbumi Makmur (plantation) and PT Golden Petra Sejahtera (mining). He is also investing his time in many foundations such as Bina Bangsa Unggul Foundation, International Garment Training Center, and Indonesia Cahaya Rahmat Empati (Indonesian Care). He is also in board of USC alumni Foundation. Mr. Kenny is married with 4 children. Sulysa Wirya, his wife, also Graduated from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, 1986.





Patricia Susanto
USC 1999
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Jakarta Consulting Group
Indonesia’s premier management consulting house


Patricia began her career in 1998 as Research and Development Associate in Fazelli & Sons, Omni Security and continued as Junior Negotiator in Initiative Media, Los Angeles, USA. Since 2001, she joined the Jakarta Consulting Group as Business Development Manager, Jakarta Consulting Group is a management strategic consulting firm which provides executive search and assessment service as well. Patricia is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Jakarta Consulting Group. Patricia now involves on plenty of management consultation, training and the main speaker for many media, business and education events. She has also published several books on management, culture and family business. Patricia got her master degree on psychology from University of Indonesia and also Master in Human Resource Management from Griffith University, Australia, she is also a graduate from University of Southern California on Management Organization in 2000





Robbyanto Budiman
USC 1987
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PT Wahana Artha Harsaka, Tbk
Most integrated main dealers of Honda motorcycles


In addition to his role as President Director of PT Wahana Artha Harsaka, Tbk, Mr. Robbyanto Budiman has been Vice President Commissioner of PT Wahana Ottomitra Multiartha Tbk since May 13, 2011. He was Company's President Commissioner from March 21, 2007 to May 13, 2011. He is also Managing Director of PT Wahana Makmur Sejati, as well as Commissioner and Director in other Wahana Artha Group's companies. He was Commissioner of the Company from 1997 to March 21, 2007. His previous employer was Citibank N.A. where his last position was Asset Services Unit Head. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Southern California, the United States, in 1987 and Master of Business Administration from Northrop University, the United States, in 1989. He is married and blessed with 3 beautiful daughters, one of them is a freshman at USC this year. Robby is also one of the active Chairs of the AUSCI Board of Executive.





Nobel Tanihaha
USC 1996
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DOKU.com
Leading e-payment gateway of Indonesia


Born in Ambon in November of 1974, Nobel returned to Asia right after he graduated and started helping the family business. Shuttling between Malaysia, Singapore, China and Hong Kong, he decided to leave the family business and returned to Indonesia. He started a company in the telecommunication infrastructure sector called PT. Jaring Lintas Indonesia upon returning in 2006. An orchid collector and Remote Control Rock Crawling enthuse, he is also currently the President Director of PT. Solusi Tunas Pratama, Chairman of PT. Domikado, PT Sekawan Abadi Prima and Principal of PT Nusa Satu Inti Artha (DOKU.com). Nobel graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Southern California in 1996. He is married with two sons who ignited his passion in photography.




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