Ms. Dhanuwardoyo is a tech industry veteran and trailblazer, the award-winning entrepreneur that has impacted Indonesia’s digital landscape in countless ways. Ms. Dhanuwardoyo is the founder of Bubu.com, a full-service data-driven digital agency (including full-service gaming and esports). Previously, Ms. Dhanuwardoyo was the CEO of Plasa.com (now Blanja.com), a Telkom Indonesia owned e-commerce marketplace, and the Managing Partner at Nusantara Ventures, a pioneering technology venture capital fund in Indonesia aimed at helping entrepreneurs create and grow market-leading digital media companies throughout the region.
As one of Indonesia’s leading authorities on information and telecommunications technology, Ms. Dhanuwardoyo has also been instrumental in fostering valuable ties with Silicon Valley. At the end of December 2019, Ms. Dhanuwardoyo launched a new venture called Startupindonesia.co, an online platform to help connect all the startup ecosystems in Indonesia, which is looking to democratize network and knowledge for Indonesia’s tech startup ecosystem, especially those with a strong socio-economic impact. Ms. Dhanuwardoyo is currently the head of the permanent committee for Digital Business, e-Commerce and Startups Development at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Indonesia (KADIN). Ms. Dhanuwardoyo has also recently been appointed to the Board of Trustees for Asia Gender Network under the Asia Venture Philanthropy Network in partnership with Gates Foundation, which is committed to accelerating capital towards causes that improve outcomes for women and girls throughout the region.