Tovan Krisdianto - Co-founder (Finance and Accounting)
Mr. Krisdianto has 15+ years of professional working experience with multinational firms in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), Libya, and Indonesia. Prior to founding HarukaEdu, he was the Financial Controller of Microsoft Indonesia and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of PT Trouw Nutrition Indonesia (a member of Nutreco Group). He was responsible for directing the company's businesses in Asia Pacific region by providing financial perspective which also integrates the overall view of the business.
Mr. Krisdianto is also a certified professional coach and a part-time Business Ethics lecturer at Binus International University. He holds a Bachelor in Accounting from Parahyangan University and a Master in Management from Prasetya Mulya Business School.
Novistiar Rustandi - Co-founder (Marketing and Investment Relations)
One of Mr. Rustandi's main goals of starting HarukaEdu is to make quality, affordable online education available to Indonesians wherever they are. Having a lot of passion in education, he also teaches Entrepreneurship at Binus International University and Technopreneurship at Surya University and acts as an Advisor to the Center for Technopreneurship at Surya University. To help entrepreneurs to launch meaningful and enduring technology companies, he works with two other friends to run the Jakarta chapter of the Founder Institute, a global network of startups, mentors, and investors started in Silicon Valley.
Before returning back to Jakarta in 2011, he was an accomplished Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), Advisory (Consulting), in the US.
Mr. Rustandi holds a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Information System Technology from the George Washington University.
Gerald Ariff - Co-founder (Partnerships)
Former Head of 5 MBA Programmes at Bina Nusantara University with 17+ years professional experience in higher ed, VC & consulting with MNC firms in the UK, Russia, S. Korea & Indonesia (Ernst & Young, Astra Honda, Qualcomm, Halcrow Group). Worked in automotive, private equity, and telco sectors in activities ranging from target company due diligence, product marketing, business planning and strategy development.
Currently a Postgraduate lecturer at Binus Business School and London School of Public Relations. Courses taught includes: Strategic Business Management, Business Consulting, Knowledge Competitive Advantage, Profitable Growth, Competitive Dynamics, Corporate & Business Strategy, International Entrepreneurship, Managing Integrated Marketing Communications.
btained a B.Eng (Honours) in Electronic Engineering at King's College London, University of London (UK), an M.Sc in Management at the University of Surrey (UK) and a Ph.D in Strategic Management at the University of Indonesia.
William Notowidagdo - Co-founder (Technology and Infrastructure)
Mr. Notowidadgo has 14+ years of professional experience with Indonesia's leading, international software development companies. During his tenure as Chief Technology Officer of Walden Global Services (WGS), he led 160+ software engineers provide web and mobile application development services for multinational and national corporations such as Holcim, Sophie Paris, Nutrifood & the Singapore Strait Times.
He was responsible for leading the development of WGS' internal products, an enterprise resource planning & management system (ERP), that include various business processes such as supply chain, production, sales & marketing, finance, accounting and HR.
Martin Tjahjono S.T., M.Sc Ph.D
(Chief Academic Officer)
Dr. Tjahjono has 15+ years of professional working experience with research institutes in Singapore and Indonesia. Prior to joining HarukaEdu, he was the Acting-Rector of Surya University, Vice Rector academic of Surya University and head of four (4) Study Programmes of Surya University. He was also a senior researcher at the A Star Institute of Chemical Engineering & Sciences of Singapore.
Dr. Tjahjono is an SMF scholar & Singapore President scholarship recipients. He holds a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from University of Surabaya, a Master & PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering from the National University of Singapore"
Reikman Aritonang SE Ak SH MBus Ph.D
(Subject Matter Expert -
Finance & Accounting)
Reikman PhD has 24+ years of professional working experience with multinationals in Australia and Indonesia. Prior to joining HarukaEdu, he was the head of Entrepreneurship Program of Podomoro University with Babson College (USA), Vice Head of Academic of Postgraduate programme at Prasetiya Mulya University; Lecturer at Airlangga University, Binus University, STIE Perbanas, Sampoerna University & Trilogy University, Assistance Lecturer at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). A registered accountant, curator and expert, he was also a senior researcher at Independent Research & Advisory Indonesia (IRAI) as well as held directorship & managerial positions at Ernst & Young, Johnson & Johnson, Astra International, ValuePlus & Transmedic Indonesia.
Dr. Aritonang holds a Bachelor in Accounting from University of Gadjah Mada, a Bachelor in Law from Universitas Merdeka Surabaya, a Masters in Business Accounting from Monash University, and a PhD in Corporate Finance the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.