Shinta is the founder and CEO of Bubu.com, one of the first internet companies in Indonesia which has evolved into country's leading Digital media Agency. Bubu.com is also known for organising a Nation wide web design/digital campaign awards called Bubu Awards (www.bubuawards.com). Shinta also successfully organised Indonesia’s largest Digital event IDBYTE (www.id-byte.com), inviting world-class speakers from the industry’s giant such as 500 Startups Facebook, Rakuten, Evernote, Amazon, Google, Linkedin, Ebay and RIM on one stage. She is also the former Managing Partner at Nusantara ventures and CEO of Plasa.com. Shinta has received several awards and recognitions, such as "99 Most Powerful Women" by Globe Asia, Inspiring Women Honor Roll by Forbes Magazine and many others. She is now also the Head of Permanent committee for Online at The Indonesian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) and Co- Chair for Indonesia Mobile Marketing Association.
Felice G. Beckman is an angel investor, e-commerce entrepreneur, designer, and fashion manufacturing professional who lives and works in Sillicon Valley. She is the President of Marigold International, an apparel company based in San Francisco, and the US representative for PT Jaba Garmindo, the largest computerized sweater manufacturer in Indonesia. Felice holds a BA in Political Economy from the University of California Berkeley, an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, as well as an MS in Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environmental Resources from Stanford University. She is an active member of the Indonesian Diaspora, and a founding member of the Indonesian Diaspora Business Council, Indonesian Diaspora Foundation, and IDN Brain Bank.
Alex Beckman is a media technology professional who lives and works in Silicon Valley, CA. He was the founding CEO of EVNTLIVE, a video streaming platform that was acquired by Yahoo! in late 2013. Alex has been acknowledged with award nominations from the IAB (International Advertising Bureau) as well as the EMMY committee for his creative and technical work. Alex holds a BA in Film from the University of California Berkeley and a MFA in design from California College of the Arts.
Sonita Lontoh is a Silicon Valley-based executive focusing on Smart Energy, Green Technology and Internet of Things. Ms. Lontoh has appeared on Forbes, Fortune, CNN Money, Time, and several TV and radio stations. Outside of work, Ms. Lontoh is a mentor for the TechWomen program, a U.S. Department of State's women-in-technology initiative spearheaded by former Secretary Hillary Clinton. Ms. Lontoh is also the Chairman of the Indonesian Diaspora Foundation and recipient of the Diaspora Entrepreneurship and Corporate Excellence Award. She was named a Global Emerging Leader under 40 and has been invited to the White House for a celebration honoring Women Champions of Change. Sonita Lontoh earned her Master of Engineering degree from MIT, her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and her Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from UC Berkeley.
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