Sean Dewitt - Indonesia Director
At Grameen Foundation, Sean currently oversees the local public-private partnerships, manages the AppLab R&D effort to build mobile services to improve the livelihoods of the undeserved, and is responsible for the growth of the local implementing partner Ruma, a social enterprise serving the poor with microfranchise business opportunities. Sean joined Grameen Foundation with 10 years experience in the public, nonprofit and private sector. Sean holds a bachelors degree in Engineering from Purdue University and a Masters in Development Finance from the University of London.
Anggun Himawan - AppLab Indonesia R&D Manager
Anggun has more than ten years professional experience in business solution industry with track record of successfully leading complex enterprise-level projects. Anggun has significant experience managing the software development lifecycle in multiple roles. His most recent assignment was with DNK (Digital Network Knowledge), a Satellite telecommunication provider in the role of Business Manager, Web & Multimedia Solution. In 2009, Anggun won a $10,000 prize in the Yahoo Mobile Developer Award competition - a prestigious mobile competition with over 70 teams competing.
Farid Maruf - AppLab Indonesia Technology Manager
Farid brings over 22 years of experience providing IT solutions to the table, covering a wide area of business including large scale manufacturing, financial and investment, retail and consumer goods, telecommunication, consulting, and education. He has a strong academic background with advanced degree in business majoring in financial management with a special focus on corporate finance (MBA and Drs). Farid has an excellent track record in designing and implementing development programs, including in cultivating Public Private Partnerships. He has worked with USAID, AusAID, World Bank and a number of commercial entities working in various technical and leadership roles.
Firda Astriyani - AppLab Indonesia Program Administration Assistant
Firda joined Grameen Foundation in February 2009 as our Program Administrator. She assists the Indonesia team with administrative tasks related to operations, HR and finance. Prior to joining Grameen Foundation, Firda had worked for several organizations both local and international, including HSBC Bank, Hyatt and Novotel. Firda says that she really loves her job because for her being a secretary/admin is very dynamic. She not only deals with the necessary paperwork but also interacts with many people. Moreover, she feels that her work in GF challenges her to be more creative and take initiative. She is happy to be part of the team!
Gordon Lau - Technical Account Manager
Gordon is primarily responsible for training, implementation and support for TaroWorks customers while executing the support strategy for the global market. He has an engineering and business management background from the University of Toronto and spent the past two and half years in Indonesia managing operations and marketing of the largest online company dealing with Indonesian law. Gordon also brings to GF his experience in project management and customer service from his past roles coordinating international clinical trials from his native Canada, and providing technical support for hi-tech products in Silicon Valley.