Welcome!

News Feed Item

Indonesian Entrepreneurs Receive Coveted Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Twelve of Indonesia's finest entrepreneurs were honoured with Asia's most coveted award for entrepreneurs. The Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards or APEA is a regional recognition program organized by Enterprise Asia, since 2007. The Awards are presented to a handful of entrepreneurs across Asia and the Pacific each year, with award ceremonies held in over 12 countries every year.

Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137559

Recipients in Indonesia this year were selected from amongst 80 shortlisted candidates, ranging from talented young entrepreneurs to experienced industrialists. The final 12 were announced by Enterprise Asia at a grand awards ceremony in Jakarta, where all winners were presented with their trophies and certificates by the Chairman of Enterprise Asia, Tan Sri Dr Fong Chan Onn.

The judging structure of the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards is amongst the toughest in the word. This incorporates pre-screening by Enterprise Asia's team of analysts, compulsory site audits and interviews with each of the 80 shortlisted candidates as well as verification by the official accountants, RSM AAJ Associates.

As a winner from the Outstanding Category, President Director of PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero), Ignasius Jonan quoted, "The most effective way to lead is by giving example".

The Indonesian chapter of the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards enters its 6th year, and through the awards, Enterprise Asia hopes to encourage and stimulate economic growth in the region.

Dr Fong explained that, "the APEA is aimed at promoting entrepreneurship; by receiving this recognition, it's not just glory for these deserving entrepreneurs, but also motivation and encouragement to them, to continue what they are doing and taking their businesses to the next level. In doing so, not only are they growing their empire, they're also providing more business and employment opportunity to the locals, and it is this element which spurs the country's economy forward".

The awards were conferred at an invitation only awards ceremony at JW Marriott Hotel in Jakarta. The ceremony was graced by Dr Ir. Muhammad Taufiq, State Minister Expert for International Relationship, Ministry of Cooperatives & SMEs, Indonesia, accompanied by the Chairman of Enterprise Asia, Tan Sri Dr Fong Chan Onn, President of Enterprise Asia, Dato' William Ng as well as Lt. General Sudhir Sharma, Advisor to Enterprise Asia. The highlight of the night was the exclusive Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award, which was conferred to Mdm Shinta Widjaja Kamdani, Chief Executive Officer of Sintesa Group, one of Indonesia's premier conglomerates, that spans 4 industries:Property, Industry, Energy, and Consumer Products.

Full Recipient List of Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2014 Indonesia

Woman Entrepreneur of the Year

Sintesa Group  

Shinta Widjaja Kamdani               

Chief Executive Officer 

 

Outstanding Category
 

PT Bukit Asam (Persero) Tbk      

Milawarma        

CEO

 

PT Computrade Technology International (CTI) 

Harry Surjanto  

President Director

 

PT Elabram Systems       

Sunny Yaw         

Deputy Group Managing Director

 

PT Electronic City Indonesia Tbk               

Ingrid Pribadi    

President Director

 

PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk        

Emirsyah Satar 

CEO

 

PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero)          

Ignasius Jonan  

President Director

 

Most Promising Category

 

PT Aimfood Manufacturing Indonesia   

Harun Kurniawan            

CEO

 

PT Diansyah Dinamika Warna     

Rizky Diansyah 

CEO – President Director             

Chief Executive Officer

 

PT Hanson International Tbk      

R. Agus Santosa               

Director               

 

PT IBS Insurance Broking Service              

Swandi Kendy  

President Director

 

PT Michelindo Food International            

Michelle E. Surjaputra   

President Director / CEO              

 

About Enterprise Asia

Enterprise Asia is a non-governmental organization in pursuit of creating an Asia that is rich in entrepreneurship as an engine towards sustainable and progressive economic and social development within a world of economic equality. Its two pillars of existence are investment in people and responsible entrepreneurship. Enterprise Asia work with governments, NGOs and other organizations to promote competitiveness and entrepreneurial development, in uplifting the economic status of people across Asia and in ensuring a legacy of hope, innovation and courage for the future generation.

About APEA

Launched in 2007 the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards are the region's most prestigious awards for outstanding entrepreneurship, continuous innovation and sustainable leadership. The Awards provide a platform for companies and governments to recognise entrepreneurial excellence, hence spurring greater innovation, fair business practices and growth in entrepreneurship. As a regional award, it groups together leading entrepreneurs as a powerful voice for entrepreneurship and serves as a by-invitation only networking powerhouse. The program has grown to encompass 12 markets such as Hong Kong, Thailand, India and China, to name a few.

For further information, visit www.enterpriseasia.org/APEA.

.Media Contact: Naina Bajaj, Enterprise Asia, +60378030312, [email protected]

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com

SOURCE Enterprise Asia

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
We're entering the post-smartphone era, where wearable gadgets from watches and fitness bands to glasses and health aids will power the next technological revolution. With mass adoption of wearable devices comes a new data ecosystem that must be protected. Wearables open new pathways that facilitate the tracking, sharing and storing of consumers’ personal health, location and daily activity data. Consumers have some idea of the data these devices capture, but most don’t realize how revealing and...
As the rapid adoption of containers continues, companies are finding that they lack the operational tools to understand the behavior of applications deployed in these containers, and how to identify issues in their application infrastructure. For example, how are multiple containers within an application impacting each other’s performance? If an application’s service is degraded, which container is to blame? In the case of an application outage, what was the root cause of the outage?
When it comes to IoT in the enterprise, namely the commercial building and hospitality markets, a benefit not getting the attention it deserves is energy efficiency, and IoT's direct impact on a cleaner, greener environment when installed in smart buildings. Until now clean technology was offered piecemeal and led with point solutions that require significant systems integration to orchestrate and deploy. There didn't exist a 'top down' approach that can manage and monitor the way a Smart Buildi...
Cloud-based NCLC (No-code/low code) application builder platforms empower everyone in the organization to quickly build applications and executable processes that broaden access, deepen collaboration, and enhance transparency for all team members. Line of business owners (LOBO) and operations managers know best their part of the business and their processes. IT departments are beginning to leverage NCLC platforms to empower and enable LOBOs to lead the innovation, transform the organization, an...
As enterprises around the world struggle with their digital transformation efforts, many are finding that innovative digital teams are moving much faster than their hidebound IT organizations. Rather than struggling to convince traditional IT to get with the digital program, executives are taking advice from IT research firm Gartner, and encouraging existing IT to continue in their desultory ways. However, many CIOs are realizing the dangers of following Gartner’s advice. The central challenge ...
Unless you don’t use the internet, don’t live in California, or haven’t been paying attention to the recent news… you should be aware that self-driving cars are on their way to becoming a reality. I have seen them – they are real. If you believe in the future reality of self-driving cars, then continue reading on. If you don’t believe in the future possibilities, then I am not sure what to do to convince you other than discuss the very real changes that will roll out with the consumer producti...
Cloud Object Storage is effectively infinitely scalable and boasts the lowest total costs. But cloud SLAs and T&Cs are traditionally optimized for huge customers like Netflix, so applications demanding better confidentiality or higher availability typically can’t reap the benefits of public cloud storage. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Don Martin, CTO of Security First Corp, will provide an overview of innovative technologies available today – secret sharing and information dispersal algori...
There is an ever-growing explosion of new devices that are connected to the Internet using “cloud” solutions. This rapid growth is creating a massive new demand for efficient access to data. And it’s not just about connecting to that data anymore. This new demand is bringing new issues and challenges and it is important for companies to scale for the coming growth. And with that scaling comes the need for greater security, gathering and data analysis, storage, connectivity and, of course, the...
The IETF draft standard for M2M certificates is a security solution specifically designed for the demanding needs of IoT/M2M applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian Romansky, VP of Strategic Technology at TrustPoint Innovation, will explain how M2M certificates can efficiently enable confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity on highly constrained devices.
In the world of DevOps there are ‘known good practices’ – aka ‘patterns’ – and ‘known bad practices’ – aka ‘anti-patterns.' Many of these patterns and anti-patterns have been developed from real world experience, especially by the early adopters of DevOps theory; but many are more feasible in theory than in practice, especially for more recent entrants to the DevOps scene. In this power panel at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, moderated by DevOps Conference Chair Andi Mann, panelists will dis...
See storage differently! Storage performance problems have only gotten worse and harder to solve as applications have become largely virtualized and moved to a cloud-based infrastructure. Storage performance in a virtualized environment is not just about IOPS, it is about how well that potential performance is guaranteed to individual VMs for these apps as the number of VMs keep going up real time. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, in product and marketing at Tintri, will discu...
trust and privacy in their ecosystem. Assurance and protection of device identity, secure data encryption and authentication are the key security challenges organizations are trying to address when integrating IoT devices. This holds true for IoT applications in a wide range of industries, for example, healthcare, consumer devices, and manufacturing. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lancen LaChance, vice president of product management, IoT solutions at GlobalSign, will teach IoT developers how t...
The pace of innovation, vendor lock-in, production sustainability, cost-effectiveness, and managing risk… In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Dan Choquette, Founder of RackN, will discuss how CIOs are challenged finding the balance of finding the right tools, technology and operational model that serves the business the best. He will discuss how clouds, open source software and infrastructure solutions have benefits but also drawbacks and how workload and operational portability between vendors...
So, you bought into the current machine learning craze and went on to collect millions/billions of records from this promising new data source. Now, what do you do with them? Too often, the abundance of data quickly turns into an abundance of problems. How do you extract that "magic essence" from your data without falling into the common pitfalls? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Natalia Ponomareva, Software Engineer at Google, will provide tips on how to be successful in large scale machine lear...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Peak 10, Inc., a national IT infrastructure and cloud services provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Peak 10 provides reliable, tailored data center and network services, cloud and managed services. Its solutions are designed to scale and adapt to customers’ changing business needs, enabling them to lower costs, improve performance and focus inter...