• Hans Gunadi, President & Ceo, Cinema XXI

    Hans Gunadi, President & Ceo, Cinema XXI

  • As the leader of Indonesia's largest cinema chain operator, Hans Gunadi, President & CEO of Cinema XXI, leads a significant role that is inseparable from contributing to the flourishing national film industry. With nearly 30 years of professional experience, Gunadi has been instrumental in bringing about positive changes and elevating the cinematic landscape and experience for audiences in the country. Hans received his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Parahyangan Catholic University and a Master's degree in Project Management from The University of Manchester. His leadership style has been described as collaborative and visionary, with a focus on innovation and growth. In this exclusive interaction, we have spoken about his journey toward success, let’s dive into it.

  • Hans Gunadi: Driving The Transformation Of The Indonesian Cinema Industry

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  • Top 10 Leaders From Indonesian Startups – 2023

    Leaders in Indonesia

    Chief Strategy Officers (CSOs) in Indonesia, like in many other countries, are responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans and initiatives for their organizations. They play a key role in shaping the long-term direction of a company and ensuring that it remains competitive and adaptive in a rapidly changing business environment. The specific roles and responsibilities of CSOs can vary depending on the organization and industry. In Indonesia, CSOs can be found in a wide range of industries, including finance, manufacturing, technology, and more. They are involved in developing and implementing a comprehensive security strategy that aligns with the organization's goals and objectives. They ensure that the organization complies with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards related to security and privacy. They are involved in establishing and enforcing security policies, procedures, and best practices across the organization. Their role is critical in helping organizations navigate the complex and dynamic business landscape in the country.

    Indonesia has a vibrant startup ecosystem with several notable leaders who have made significant contributions to the growth of the country's startup industry. Indonesia's startup leaders are not just entrepreneurs; they are visionaries and pioneers who have harnessed the power of innovation to reshape the nation's economy and society. A new generation of leaders has emerged, igniting innovation and fostering entrepreneurial growth. With their guidance, Indonesia's startup ecosystem is poised to scale greater heights, embracing new opportunities and challenges in the ever-evolving world of technology and entrepreneurship. These startup leaders have played a pivotal role in shaping Indonesia's digital economy and positioning it as a dynamic hub for technology and innovation.

    Indonesia is home to a wide range of manufacturing companies across various industries. Some prominent sectors in Indonesian manufacturing include automotive, electronics, textiles, food and beverages, and more. Effective leaders in Indonesian manufacturing companies exhibit a range of essential qualities. They can navigate the complexities of the industry, foresee market trends, and develop long-term plans for their companies. Leaders are also adept at fostering innovation and creativity within their teams, encouraging new approaches to manufacturing processes, product development, and problem-solving. Indonesian manufacturing leaders have played a critical role in adopting and implementing state-of-the-art technology and automation, enhancing productivity, and ensuring their companies remain competitive on the global stage. They are instrumental in shaping the industry's future. Their qualities and contributions reflect a commitment to innovation, sustainability, and the growth of their organizations.

    CEOs in Indonesia play a crucial role in steering their organizations to success in a dynamic and culturally diverse market. They are responsible for setting the company's strategic direction, defining its mission, vision, and long-term goals, and making high-level decisions that impact the organization's future. They make critical decisions on matters such as investments, mergers and acquisitions, business expansion, and resource allocation. They are responsible for tracking the company's performance against key performance indicators (KPIs) and objectives. As Indonesia's economy continues to grow, CEOs will play an increasingly vital role in shaping the business landscape of this remarkable country. They are responsible for making strategic decisions, managing the organization, and fostering growth. However, their responsibilities go beyond typical corporate leadership roles, as they are often required to adapt to the cultural, social, and political nuances of the Indonesian market.

Top 10 Leaders From Indonesian Startups – 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
CoLearn Abhay Saboo , Co-Founder & CEO CoLearn An industry leader with the business in creating compelling work experience, also serving as a catalyst of change, promoting growth and value enhancement
Digital Skola Aditya Soleh , Founder & CEO Digital Skola A strategic leader focuses in offering full and partial courses for upskilling and reskilling expertise in digital, technology and other fields that are in line with the needs of today's industry
CV Ogi Network Indonesia Agfan Prakasih , Founder & CEO CV Ogi Network Indonesia A passionate leader exploring his passion for business development, also proficient in management, communication, sales, and marketing skills
Binar Academy Alamanda Shantika , Santoso Founder & CEO Binar Academy A dynamic leader with 11 years of experience & expertise in lean UX & user experience, scrum to support people to build a career in digital industry or upskilling into digital related roles
Transforme Devfanny Artha , Founder & CEO Transforme A highly accomplished leader with a passion for language and communication, she continues making a significant impact in enhancing english proficiency and professional development
WMK Consulting Natalia Damayanti, Founder WMK Consulting An HR consultant with over 25 years of industry experience, laying her expertise in organizational development, recruitment and HR development, and is known for her leadership approach that fosters openness, trust and continuous learning
Fauxell Novannisa Priadi , Founder & CEO Fauxell A seasoned professional with a vision for innovation, leading the company in transforming legal services, empowering entrepreneurs with creative solutions for business success
Broom Pandu Adi Laras , CEO Broom A trail blazer in the digital workplace solutions space, is at the forefront of this transformation, with its exceptional internal communication capabilities and versatile product lineup
ALVA Septriwan Rahmat , COO & Chief Engineer ALVA A startup founder with wide experience on technical fields of R&D, supplier quality and project management, as well as commercial areas of customer satisfaction, dealer business management, product planning and pricing strategy
Clockster Yerjan Ryskali , CEO Clockster A visionary leader helping businesses streamline their staff management processes and drive success using cutting-edge technology and exceptional customer service

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