AIBC VIC: Indonesia's Innovation Landscape

24 Jul 2019 (5:00 pm - 7:30 pm)
Swanston Hall - in Melbourne Town Hall
Swanston Street
AIBC Members Free
Non-Members Free


INVITATION: Indonesia's Innovation Landscape




The City of Melbourne and the Australia Indonesia Business Council are delighted to invite you to a panel discussion
and networking event exploring Indonesia's innovation landscape and startup ecosystem.

Our panellists will share their experience and insights into the opportunities and challenges this dynamic market
presents for Melbourne businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators.

You will also hear from the international prize winners from the City of Melbourne's recent Open Innovation Competition held in conjunction with the City of Bandung in Indonesia - Avion (Bandung) and She's A Crowd (Melbourne).



  • Rick Mulia: A 20-year tech veteran focused largely on the Asia Pacific region, Rick has held senior roles in Indonesia and Singapore with Yahoo!, Microsoft Online Services, Twitter and ad tech firm Rubicon Project. Back in Melbourne, Rick has most recently joined tech startup VaultID which offers mobile banking services to theworld's unbanked. The first markets they will be launching in will be Indonesia and Timor-Leste;


  • Alison Hardacre: Co-founder of HealthKit, a global health platform that makes healthcare efficient, effective and accessible for practitioners, patients and people everywhere. HealthKit is now used in over 100 countries and currently has offices in Australia and Europe. With an executive background in healthcare and in banking, Alisonspeaks five Asian languages (including Indonesian), and holds an MBA, Law and Arts degrees;


  • Aldio Paruna: Former Senior Business Analyst with agriculture startup Vasham, affiliated with Japfa Comfeed Indonesia, one of Indonesia’s largest agri-businesses. In 2017, Aldio was awarded an Indonesia Ministry of Finance Scholarship aimed at developing future leaders and is currently completing a Master of Engineering Management at the University of Melbourne.



Jared Heath