In 2017, Wild Digital debuted in Jakarta. This year, we are returning to this archipelago for the third edition, bigger and wilder with a new theme "Breaking Southeast Asia's Billion Dollar Ceiling". We are known for providing the finest networking among C-suite level leaders, leading entrepreneurs, investors, tech-focused government organizations, large corporates and global media partners.
This year, we expect 1000 CEOs, founders and investors of leading tech companies from around Southeast Asia to attend our 1-day Indonesian conference.
SEA's Leading Internet Group
Online Marketplace Unicorn
Leading Entertainment Service
>$180m investments in SEA
NYSE Listed Internet Co
>$63m Fintech Investments
Big Data-Raised $14.7m
Leading Co-Working Space
Largest Social Network
SeriesB Fintech-Raised $30m
Engaging World's Top Leaders
Special Smart City Unit
World's Best Low-Cost Airline
Leading Telco in Indonesia
As Co-Founder and Group CEO of Catcha Group, Patrick Grove is one of the leading entrepreneurs in the APAC region. He founded and took 5 companies from startup to IPO, recently selling iProperty Group for US$534m, making it one of the largest internet exits in ASEAN history.
He is Co-Founder and Chairman of iflix, the leading SVoD service for emerging markets; Co-Founder and Director of iCar Asia, ASEAN’s No. 1 network of digital automotive portals; and Co-Founder of Frontier Digital Ventures, a leading operator of online classifieds in frontier markets.
Patrick has received numerous international awards, including: Global Leader of Tomorrow and New Asian Leader by the World Economic Forum; Asia’s Best Young Entrepreneur by Bloomberg Business.
Established in 2004 and headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Catcha Group is Southeast Asia’s leading internet group which builds and invests in disruptive internet companies across emerging markets globally. The Group’s historical focus has been in online classifieds, new media and OTT, where it has successfully taken 5 companies from startup to IPO and created over US$2.0bn+ worth of value. Today, the Group holds over 60 investments, either directly or indirectly, as sole, majority or minority shareholders.
Leon is the co-founder of Tokopedia. Prior to Tokopedia, he has various experiences in software development in different kind of industries, including ISP, Insurance, Airlines, and several government projects. Today, he is the Vice Chairman in Tokopedia, focusing on mentoring and nurturing the next generation of leaders in Tokopedia. He is also responsible for technical, operation, people management, security, risk management, compliance, and governance.
Tokopedia (www.tokopedia.com), which is owned by PT Tokopedia, is an internet company that allows individuals and business owners in Indonesia to open and manage their own online stores easily and for free. Tokopedia provides a better online selling experience to the sellers, so that the sellers can provide a better online shopping experience to their customers.
At Tokopedia, we believe that a marketplace is the most beautiful business model in the world, because the success of a marketplace can only be achieved by helping others to become more successful. Our services have allowed hundreds of thousands of Indonesian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to send millions of products every month to their customers throughout Indonesia.
Tokopedia is also indirectly responsible for the creation of thousands of new jobs through the growing success of our merchants, who often become a positive impact by providing job vacancies in their immediate communities.
Tokopedia is the first internet company in Southeast Asia that succeeded to close US $100 million in funding from SoftBank and Sequoia Capital. SoftBank is the investor behind the success of Alibaba, while Sequoia Capital is the investor behind the success of Apple, Google, Instagram, WhatsApp, and many other successful technology companies.
We believe that we are in the process of building a world class technology company which fortunately happens to be in Indonesia.
Alex was the CEO of Indosat Ooredoo from 2012 to 2017, where he led the transformation of the company through Digital Transformation and innovation. As a result, the company became #2 on cellular RMS, doubled its market cap, and started the ideabox incubator and FTTH business. Previously, Alex was a Partner at Northstar Pacific, and had a nine-year career for the Government of Indonesia as Special Advisor for MCIT (Kementrian Kominfo) and MSOE (Kementrian BUMN).
Currently, Alex serves as an independent Board Member for PT Medikaloka Hermina, Tbk; PT Unilever Indonesia, Tbk; and PT Sarana Menara Nusantara,Tbk (Protelindo). He founded PT Digi Asia Bios, a consolidated fintech holding that offers digital payment, credit and remittance financial services in Indonesia. He is also the Chairman of iFlix Indonesia, and advisor to LotusFlare. Alex has PhD degree in Information Technology from Curtin University of Technology, Australia.
iflix is the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, offering users unlimited access to thousands of TV shows, movies and more. With a vast selection everyone’s favourite comedies, drama, K-drama, Turkish drama, Bollywood, Nollywood, cartoons, movies, live sports and more from Hollywood, the UK, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, iflix places the entertainment people want at their fingertips to either stream or download. For one low monthly fee, iflix subscribers can watch on their mobile phone, laptop, tablet, TV… wherever, whenever.
iflix is currently available to consumers in Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar, Vietnam, the Maldives, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, Sudan, Cambodia, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Nepal, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Morocco and Tanzania.
Vinnie is an entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. He is a founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures, an early-stage VC firm in Southeast Asia with over US$100M AUM and 30+ investments to date. He is a Kauffman Fellow, and a guest lecturer at the National University of Singapore. He was rated by the Founder Institute as highest startup mentor in Asia from a pool of 2,500 mentors.
Prior to setting up Golden Gate Ventures, Vinnie built two startups in Silicon Valley: Meetro, a location-based chat service which was dissolved with many lessons learned in 2007; and Lefora, a forum hosting platform which grew to over 100,000 communities and was acquired by CrowdGather in 2010. He founded the Silicon Valley NewTech meetup, featuring hundreds of startups to a monthly audience w/ more than 10,000 members.
Earlier in his career, Vinnie spent four years within IBM, helping to shape how IBM was approaching social software for the enterprise. Vinnie is a graduate of Boston University’s College of Engineering. Vinnie is passionate about building startup ecosystems and joined his first startup while still in high school.
Golden Gate Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm based in Singapore and Jakarta with investments across Southeast Asia. Golden Gate Ventures was established in 2011 and has over 35 investments across 7 countries. The firm invests in internet & mobile startups across many sectors, including e-commerce, payments, marketplaces, mobile applications, and SaaS platforms.
Dr Santitarn Sathirathai is the Group Chief Economist of Sea Group, one of the leading tech companies in ASEAN and Taiwan that operates Garena, Shopee and Airpay.
Prior to joining Sea, Santitarn was the Head of Emerging Asia Economics Research at Credit Suisse where he advised public and private investors, covering 10 economies. He was the only economist in Asia to have won the prestigious best economic forecaster award by Consensus Economics for three consecutive years.
He is a visiting lecturer at Chulalongkorn University and a regular columnist for one of the top Thai language business newspapers. Previously, he also worked at the Ministry of Finance, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. Santitarn was selected as one of Asia’s 21 young leaders in 2017 by Asia Society.
Santitarn holds a doctorate degree in Public Policy and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree from the LSE.
Sea is an internet company based in Singapore. We focus on the Greater Southeast Asia Region. Our mission is to better the lives of the consumers and small businesses of Greater Southeast Asia with technology.
Eddi is Chief Executive Officer of Mandiri Capital Indonesia (MCI), the corporate venture capital subsidiary of PT. Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk. MCI aims to provide equity funding for regional start-ups, with focus on the fintech sector.
Eddi has more than 20 years’ working experience in various sectors, including consumer goods (at Procter & Gamble), management consulting (at AT Kearney and Booz Allen Hamilton) and financial services (including Morgan Stanley, AXA, and Makara Capital), whereby the majority of his work experience was in Singapore.
In addition to working at large corporations, Eddi also has experience as an angel investor and social entrepreneur.
Eddi graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta and also has a MBA degree from Duke University, USA and a Doctorate in Management from Universitas Indonesia.
Mandiri Capital Indonesia (MCI) is a Corporate Venture Capital firm operated by the country’s largest financial institution, Bank Mandiri. In a world where technology and finance are becoming more advanced and inseparable, MCI acts as a bridge connecting investors and entrepreneurs to the ever-evolving fintech sector.
The term “fintech” is short for financial technology. We invest in innovative fintech startups, and help them scale quickly by utilizing Mandiri’s deep financial expertise, coupled with access to a vast network of merchants and customers. MCI is committed to helping sustain Mandiri’s leadership in Indonesia through continuous creativity and partnerships.
Snapcart provides real-time offline shopper and consumer insights for brands. Through its receipt-scanning cashback mobile application, Snapcart collects billions of data points at an individual shopper level, an unprecedented level of data granularity in the market research industry. This brings brands much closer to a holistic understanding of shoppers than ever before.
Vanessa is a passionate entrepreneur revolutionizing the office industry through building collaborative workspaces. She is the CEO and Co-founder of GoWork, a leading premium and most integrated coworking platform in Indonesia, after a merger with Rework earlier this year. In a little over 2 years, GoWork has grown >80x and currently spanned across 12 locations in the most prime mall and Grade A offices in Jakarta, all with >90% occupancy, combining thousands of community leaders and influencers into the platform. GoWork also has an exclusive partnership with Ismaya, the largest hospitality and lifestyle operator in Indonesia with almost 100 locations in the region.
Prior to GoWork, she was a Director at Mikatasa, actively managing the company of 600 employees, and grew the business to be a dominant market player in consumer goods in Indonesia. She received scholarship for her MBA at University of Southern California and B.S. with Honors from University of Wisconsin. A full marathon finisher, triathlon rookie, certified yoga teacher and mountain climber, she is a happy wife and a proud mother of 2 boys.
GoWork is Indonesia’s leading premium coworking platform with a mission to empower people to be at their best. Go-Rework provides world-class work spaces that are inspiring and fully equipped with amenities and tools to help companies thrive. Go-Rework pursues its mission by creating business community platforms for its members through researched spatial design, integrated technology and empowering content and services. The venture is backed by several well-known venture capitalists and partnered with leading brands in coworking, lifestyle and real estate.
Ferdy is currently the Head of Emerging Business and SMB for Indonesia and Philippines for Facebook. He is responsible to educate, help and grow the SMB business. Prior to Facebook, he worked at several companies such as Google, Skyscanner, LinkedIn and American Express. He has keen interest in growing the SMB business and contribute to the community.
Ferdy has Master of Business Administration from Newcastle Business School - Northumbria University and he holds Bachelor science of Business from University of London.
Founded in 2004, Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what's going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.
Akshay Garg is the co-founder and CEO of FinAccel, a VC backed financial technology company that leverages deep data analytics to automate credit risk scoring and access to credit for consumers in Southeast Asia. FinAccel’s flagship product Kredivo enables ecommerce buyers to purchase products on credit, based on real-time credit decisioning that evaluates nearly 5000 features in real-time. Kredivo is currently available on 200+ ecommerce merchants in Indonesia. Akshay previously co-founded Komli Media, one of Asia’s leading adtech companies, which raised over US$70m from top tier investors and was acquired by Axiata, Malaysia’s leading telco in 2015. Komli pioneered RTB (Real Time Bidding) and audience profiling in Asia. Akshay is a Kauffman Fellow, an elite worldwide network of venture capital investors and innovation leaders, and an active angel investor.
FinAccel is a financial technology company that leverages deep data analytics across users’ digital footprint to automate credit risk scoring and access to credit in Southeast Asia, the 7th largest economy in the world. FinAccel’s flagship product, Kredivo Buy now, Pay later, enables e-commerce buyers to apply and qualify for instant credit and pay back over time. Merchants using Kredivo benefit from providing point-of-sale financing using a 2-click checkout to all eligible buyers. FinAccel is backed by leading investors and regulated by OJK in Indonesia. To know more about FinAccel and Kredivo, visit www.finaccel.co and www.kredivo.com.
The World Economic Forum is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.
The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
It was established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interests. The Forum strives in all its efforts to demonstrate entrepreneurship in the global public interest while upholding the highest standards of governance. Moral and intellectual integrity is at the heart of everything it does.
Mr. Setiaji current position is Head of Jakarta Smart City Management Unit. The unit works under Communications, Information and Statistic Department of Jakarta Capital City Government. His unit has accountability to provide updated information about Jakarta and he is managing information through Jakarta's official portals (jakarta.go.id and smartcity.jakarta.go.id). He also succeeded to build Jakarta Smart City team and develop Jakarta Smart City Lounge facility.
During his administration, the unit has developed several programs and initiatives such as: the development of Jakarta Smart City online portal as integrated platform for various local government information, Citizen Relation Management to aggregate citizen aspiration through several digital channels, Big Data Project to gather and analyze data to help policy making, and the assessment for bike-sharing implementation in Jakarta.
Through his leadership Jakarta Smart City has achieved several international and national awards: GovInsider Innovation Awards 2016 Best Team Under 35, Top 99 Innovation for Public Service 2016, Silver Award for Open City Category on 3rd WeGo Smart Sustainable Award 2017, and GovInsider Innovation Awards 2018 Best Team Under 35. He also awarded as Marketeer of The Year for Government Sectoral 2016, and iCIO Award 2018 as The Most Intelligent CIO.
Established in 2015, Jakarta Smart City Management Unit is a technical implementation unit under the coordination of the Office of Communication, Information and Statistic Department of Jakarta Provincial Government. This unit has the task of carrying out the planning, developing, control and management of the Jakarta Smart City system.
Fenox Venture Capital is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm founded by an exceptional team of seasoned entrepreneurs and proven international business leaders. We work with emerging technology companies across the world and specialize in helping entrepreneurs achieve global expansion into North America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Our 60+ person team operates out of offices across 8 different countries, including Japan, Indonesia, and South Korea, and offers a wide range of domain expertise.
Fenox currently has several multi-million dollar funds under management. We seek to work with world-class management and technical teams that are targeting disruptive opportunities in IT, Health IT, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Robotics, Big Data, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, FinTech and Next Generation Technologies.
Allan is on his fifth year with The World's Best Low-Cost Airline voted 10 years in a row by Skytrax! He loves engaging with people and is currently on his seventh portfolio with AirAsia – AirAsia Esports.
He was part of the working committee that organised AirAsia's first ever regional hackathon - AirAsia AIRVOLUTION 2017 which was hosted in AirAsia's global headquarters, RedQ, and saw the participation of 100 participants across 9 countries Before taking a leap of faith into the world of aviation, he was a college dropout turned accidental entrepreneur in the paintball industry.
Allan has been known amongst his AirAsia peers as an intrapreneur; an entrepreneur within a large firm, who uses entrepreneurial skills without incurring the risks associated with those activities. Intrapreneurs are employees within a company who are assigned to work on a special idea or project and are instructed to develop the project like an entrepreneur would.
He won the ‘Take Ownership Award’ by AirAsia Group People and Culture for driving esports awareness amongst fellow colleagues with the assistance from Allstars (AirAsia employees) and living the brand by using social media to promote AirAsia as part of their Employer Branding initiative.
AirAsia has sparked a revolution in air travel with more and more people around the region choosing us as their preferred choice of air transport. As we continuously strive to promote air travel, we also seek to create excitement amongst our guests with our range of innovative and personalized services.
Our mission is to attain the lowest cost so that everyone can fly with AirAsia and maintain the highest quality product, embracing technology to reduce cost and enhance service levels.
AirAsia is now a proud sponsor of the Mineski Dota 2 Pro Team, one of the best teams in Southeast Asia and Top 10 globally, who recently won champions in a Major - The Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018 and one of the teams that competed in The International 8 Dota 2. AirAsia acquired a majority share in AirAsia Saiyan, a mobile esports team. AirAsia is the official airline and sponsor for Alibaba's/Alisports WESG SEA (World Electronic Sports Games) esports tournament in Southeast Asia with a prize pool of US$5.5 Million for WESG World Finals in China. AirAsia will be supporting The AirAsia Esports Center - the first Esports Hub in Southeast Asia.
Dr. Jeffrey Chi is a Managing Director of Vickers Venture Partners, Vice Chairman of Vickers Capital Group and a member of its Investment Committee. He is also former Chairman and currently Ambassador of the Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association. Dr. Chi also sits on the advisory panels of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the commercialization arm of A*Star and the National University of Singapore Division of Engineering and Technology Management. Based out of Shanghai, Dr. Chi heads Vickers Venture’s investments in Asia and has investments in artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, education, e-commerce, healthcare/wellness and financial services (including fintech).
Formerly a corporate finance specialist with and Executive Director at Pegasus Capital, he has managed engagements for large and small clients in both the public and private sectors. Prior to Pegasus Capital, Dr. Chi was a senior consultant with the Monitor Group. Dr. Chi's operational background includes seven years on the management team of an engineering group with operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, China and Indonesia. As its Managing Director, he led the group into the Enterprise 50 in 1997 in Singapore.
Dr. Chi is a C.F.A. Charter holder and graduated from Cambridge University with 1st Class Honours in Engineering. He earned his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in organizational knowledge and information technology.
Vickers Venture Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage and growth capital. The firm prefers to invest digital media, new-media, financial services innovations, healthcare, life science, communications, internet, mobile internet, clean energy and pharmaceutical businesses. It focuses on investments in China, South East Asia and USA.
The firm was founded by Finian Tan, Khalil Binebine, Jeffrey Chi, Damian Tan, and Linda Li in 2005 and has offices in Singapore, China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, San Diego, New York and San Francisco.
It seeks to invest between USD1 million (SGD1.42 million) and USD10 million (SGD14.27 million). The firm’s portfolio covers life sciences, technology, media, and telecommunications as well as consumer and financial services. Some of its clients include Baidu.com, Focus Media, Kongzhong Corp, Cambridge Real Estate Investment Trust, Sunfun Info Co., Asian Food Channel, UUCUN, TWG Tea, RTG Asia, and JJE as well as Samumed.
Mr. Alistair D. Johnston has served as Director of Marketing since August 2012. He has a wide portfolio of responsibilities including core and digital lifestyle product management and pricing, advertising and customer campaigns, brand portfolio management, interconnection and international roaming, customer analytics, digital sales and service channels and customer loyalty.
He has extensive experience in the telecommunications industry in multiple countries. He joined Singtel in June 2012 as a Director at Singtel International. Prior to this he served as Group Chief Marketing Officer at Augere, Dubai (2010 – 2012) where he oversaw commercial activities for this start-up business offering Internet connectivity to under-served emerging markets. He oversaw commercial operations in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Uganda.
From 1998 to 2010 he successfully held important roles in the UK telecommunications industry. This included Telefonica O2 UK (2007 – 2010) where he served as Head of Prepay, Head of Online and Marketing Director and helped to build the O2 business into a strong market leader; Orange UK (2004 – 2007) where he served as Head of Prepay Acquisition and Retention and British Sky Broadcasting UK (2003 – 2004). From 1998 to 2003 he worked for Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group of companies in a variety of business development roles in the UK, Australia and Singapore and was a founder of the Virgin Mobile businesses in the UK and Australia.
He began his career as a Management Consultant at Andersen Consulting, based on London, UK.
He holds a degree in Modern History from Oxford University, UK and over the years has attended a number of management programmes, including at Harvard and Stanford Universities.
Telkomsel is a subsidiary of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (owns 65% of issued share capital) and Singapore Telecom Mobile Pte Ltd (owns 35% of issued share capital) which first started operations in 1995. Twenty-three years later, Telkomsel has established itself as the leading cellular operator in Indonesia, with our go-to-market brand for postpaid customers is kartuHalo, while for prepaid customers, who account for almost 98% of our base, we have three distinctive brands targeted at different customer segments: simPATI, Kartu As and LOOP.
Telkomsel was the first operator to commercially market 4G LTE technology in Indonesia and have the country’s widest network coverage, with estimated 2G population coverage of almost 100% and 3G-4G population coverage of more than 80%. During the Nine Months of 2018, we deployed more than 22,000 new Base Transceiver Stations (BTSs), with all of BTS were 4G-based lead to BTS on-air totaled more than 183,000 of which more than 70% were 3G-4G BTS.
On the 3rd & 4th July 2019, more than 1,700 tech leaders from across SEA assembled at Wild Digital, making it the biggest Wild Digital to date! Grab our t-shirts here and be part of the tribe.
WILD DIGITAL is a platform created for internet leaders to come together and share their bold and wild visions for building great disruptive companies. It brings together top internet players, entrepreneurs, founders, chief executives and investors to gain insights into the future of technology and digital creativity with its first-class main stage program.
Wild Digital provides excellent exposure in the industry and unprecedented networking opportunities to connect with some of the best minds in the digital ecosystem. Come and learn about the newest tech and startups—all whilst having a great time.
Wild Digital is perhaps the best conference I've ever attended in Kuala Lumpur. The organization was perfect – amazing speakers, a gorgeous hotel, a beautiful ambiance for networking, and parties that were immensely fun. I received so much value from the event, I would go back every year. Just a few connections made there will likely be worth millions to me in the coming years.
- Vishen Lakhiani, Founder & CEO of Mindvalley