Profile

Tyovan Ari Widagdo
“Do what we love and be the best, make an impactful life and inspire others.”
Tyovan Ari Widagdo

Born in Wonosobo, Indonesia. Tyovan starting his career in tech industry, he was once a hacker, and in the second year of high school, he founded his own company, namely Vemobo which focused on online media, web development, web applications, and information system for corporate.

In 2012, he was responsible for the development of reporting and coordination system, a project from President of Republic of Indonesia at that time, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Moreover, alongside with Vemobo, he developed several kinds of information system for private companies, high state institutions, and ministries in Indonesia.

In 2013, Tyovan was invited by Stanford University, USA to represent Indonesia to join innovation competition in technology and he successfully made it to the top five competing with participants from 38 countries.

For almost one and a half month in USA, he managed to go around Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley to observe the startup environment in the center of world’s innovation. He met a lot of high profile people and learned directly from them.

In the same year, he was responsible as a Country Representative of Dolphin Browser to bring this Dolphin Browser win the competition in Indonesian market.

Tyovan was chosen as one of the 100th young innovators in the world from YouNoodle, based in Silicon Valley, USA. Moreover, his story was also published by a popular German magazine as a prodigy from Asia. In Indonesia, he is known as a promising young innovator and entrepreneur.

Currently, he runs his company in Education Technology, namely Bahaso.com.  With Bahaso.com, Tyovan and his team have a mission to educate Indonesian society through foreign language acquisition and envisioned to encourage Indonesian people to be able to compete globally and ready to face ASEAN free trade.

This man has just graduated from Binus University majoring in Computer Science. He has a dream and a mission to empower Indonesian youth to create world-class innovation and to be able to contribute for Indonesia and mankind in the world.

Dream.Believe.Action

Quoted by Sandiaga Uno, the successful entrepreneur and the 30th richest man in Indonesia:


Occupation : Youngpreneur and IT Ninja
Company     : Bahaso
Passionate   : Digital Innovation, Education, Youth Movement and Entrepreneurship.
Education    : Majoring Software Engineering Binus University
Interest        : Writing, reading, research, social networking and social development.
Web               : www.tyovan.com

Social Media :
About.Me   : http://about.me/tyovan
Google +     : gplus.to/tyovan
Twitter         : @tyovan
Facebook    : http://www.facebook.com/tyovan
Instagram   : https://www.instagram.com/tyovan/
Youtube      : https://www.youtube.com/user/tyovanmedia
Linkedin     : https://www.linkedin.com/in/tyovan


Tyovan 30 Under 30 Forbes

In 2017, Forbes Magazine mentioned him as the global young innovator and super-achieving young founders from ASIA.  Forbes listed him in ASIA ’30 Under 30′, a list that named young achievers under 30 years old from around the world, together with him on the list of 2017 are Alia Bhatt (Indian/Bollywood Actress), Lorde (New Zealand musician/Grammy Winner), Margot Robbie (Hollywood Actress, role as Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad), Martell Graf (Cofounder Lazada), Hiromi Tanji (Researcher University of Tokyo, Japan), Kavin Bharti (Founder Hike Messenger) etc.

All of the ’30 under 30′ winner will be joining an exclusive club under Forbes. All of the member including the ’30 under 30′ alumni such as Sabrina Pasterski ( an Harvard  physicist who worked with Stephen Hawking), Evan Spiegel (Founder Snapchat), Taylor Swift & Justin Bieber (Musician/Grammy Winner), LeBron James (NBA Player) and etc.

ACHIEVMENTS


  • 30 Under 30 by Forbes.
  • International Outstanding Youth rewarded by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Indonesia in the event of the 89th of Youth Pledge 9 (Sumpah Pemuda).
  • The Asian Prodigy ( Anak Ajaib dari Asia ) by FQ German.
  • Known as one of 100 Top World Global Young Innovators by YouNoodle
  • Judge & Mentor for Global Startup Youth (GSY 2015) in Kuala Lumpur. This is an international innovation competition event held by Ministry of Finance of Malaysia. The program involved 300 youth from 10 countries from ASEAN countries.
  • Invited by the Ministry of Youth and Ministry of Social Development and Human Security Royal Government of Thailand to representing as Indonesia for ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs Assembly in 2014. Tyovan spoke to the delegates from South East Asia countries  about the importance of young entrepreneurs in order to promote economic and empowering the youth to face the globalization.
  • International Outstanding Youth rewarded by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Indonesia in the event of the 89th of Youth Pledge on 28 October 2017.
  • As undergraduate student in 2013, Tyovan was selected to lead 24 young achievers from all around Indonesia like UI, ITB, UGM, ITS, IPB, UNDIP etc to represent Indonesia for ASEAN-INDIA diplomatic visit. Tyovan and his delegates had a mission to build the diplomatic connection among students in India and ASEAN countries and brought Indonesia as the key leader in the region.
  • Planning and Building an information and infrastructure system based on mobile application for President of Indonesia, Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (2012).
  • Dell Access Ambassador 2011 by Dell Corp (dell.com)
  • Heroes Among Us ( Hai Magazine, 2011).
  • Book Ambassador 2007.
  • Building his own startup, Vemobo when he was in 2nd year of his senior high school.
  • Founder of Phone Chat Technology for mobile phone feature based on Wireless Application Protocol when he was in 2nd year of Senior High School in SMA 1 Wonosobo.
  • The Best Radio Announcer (DJ) in SMA 1 Wonosobo when he was in senior high school.
tyovan ari widagdo the innovator

In 2015, Tyovan got an honour to speak as Keynote Speaker for more than 100.000 peoeple in Wonosobo City to inspire and empower young people in the city. He wants young people to do more action to make a better future for Indonesia.

WORK


2015 – Present Founder and CEO Bahaso
Bahaso.com (PT. Bahaso Intermedia Cakrawala) is a language learning platform who help Indonesian to acquire secondary languages. Users can learn any languages easily, effectively, efficiently, and in a fun way.

2007 – Present  Founder and Commissioner Vemobo Corp

Vemobo is a software house company focusing in B2B and B2G

2013 – 2015 – Country Representative & Evangelist Dolphin Browser Indonesia
Mobile browser for iOS and Android, Silicon Valley based company – http://www.dolphin.com..

2009 – 2013, Advisor of  Wonosobo Regency
As an advisor team and the youngest advisor for the ICT Team of Government of Wonosobo Regency.

EDUCATION


2009 – 2016   Binus University
Majoring in Computer Science and focusing on Software Engineering.

SMA 1 Wonosobo

SMP 2 Magelang

SD Cacaban 4 Magelang

TK Pertiwi Kabupaten Magelang

As undergraduate student in 2013, Tyovan was selected to lead 24 young achievers from all around Indonesia to represent Indonesia for ASEAN-INDIA diplomatic visit. Tyovan and his delegates had a mission to build the diplomatic connection among students in India and ASEAN countries and brought Indonesia as the key leader in the region.

As undergraduate student in 2013, Tyovan was selected to lead 24 young achievers from all around Indonesia like UI, ITB, UGM, ITS, IPB, UNDIP etc to represent Indonesia for ASEAN-INDIA diplomatic visit. Tyovan and his delegates had a mission to build the diplomatic connection among students in India and ASEAN countries and brought Indonesia as the key leader in the region.

ORGANIZATION


2017 – Alumni PPAN ASVI
President

2015 – EdtechIndo (Education Technology Indonesia)
Core Member

2013 – Present,   StartupDigest (Silicon Valley Connector, based in Palo Alto, California, USA)
Curator

2013 – Present,   Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Society
Member

2009 – Present,   ASEANpreneur ( based in NUS, Singapore)
Member

2009 – 2012,   HIMTI
Komisi 2

2008 – 2010,   Wonosobo Cyber Community
Community Leader

2008 – 2009,   NSTC (Never Stop Thinking Community)
Head of LITBANG NSTC, RnD (Research and Development)

2007 – 2009, Smansa Broadcasting Club
Community Leader

2004 – 2006, OSIS SMP 2 Magelang
Head of Art and Culture Division

Tyovan and Rudiantara

Tyovan with Ministry of Communication and Informatics Mr. Rudiantara spend their weekend in Villa Kemuning, Karanganyar. On sunday while they enjoying the morning, they talked about the future of tech industry in Indonesia.

COVERED BY MEDIA


Magazine & Newspaper:

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Nylon Magazine

Esquire Magazine     Frankfurt Quarterly

Augustman Magazine  Ide Bisnis Magazine

Hai Magazine      logo_chip-magazine     Jawa Pos

 

detik.com    kompas.com    logo_startupbisnis

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See all of Tyovan’s coverage on national and international magazine / newspaper / tv here >
https://tyovan.com/category/me-on-media/

 

Metro TV Bisnis Tyovan

Metro Bisnis di Metro TV 2017

Cover Story on The Peak Magazine 2017

Cover Story on The Peak Magazine

Featured on Mind+ Magazine.

Featured on Mind+ Magazine.

Featured on Nylon Magazine.

Featured on Nylon Magazine.

SEAS100-Japan

Tyovan’s profile covered by Japanese Media, SEAS100.

Online
Kompas Tekno : http://tekno.kompas.com/read/2011/06/27/16530079/Bangun.Perusahaan.Digital.sejak.Muda

Detik.com :
http://inet.detik.com/read/2014/05/01/104836/2570659/398/versi-baru-dolphin-browser-lebih-minimalis

Kompas :
http://tekno.kompas.com/read/2013/11/02/1436167/.Browser.Dolphin.Serius.Garap.Indonesia

StartupBisnis.com :
http://startupbisnis.com/bagaimana-pattern-dari-para-young-entrepreneur-dalam-membangun-kompetensi-mereka/

Jawapos TV:
https://youtu.be/gRko6336Q7k

and many more

Tyovan’s Profile  Video on Jawapos TV:

Tyovan’s Facebook Moment:

AS SPEAKER


He is frequently invited by the government, companies, communities and universities to share his experiences and knowledge through a seminar and workshop. He speaks about entrepreneurship, innovation, technology and youth movement.

Some of institutions which have invited him: University of Indonesia (UI), ITB, Binus University, ITS, UGM, Ministry of Culture and Education of Indonesia, Ministry of Youth Royal Government Thailand, Ministry of Finance Malaysia, US Embassy, and many others.

Invited by the Ministry of Youth and Ministry of Social Development and Human Security Royal Government of Thailand to representing as Indonesia for ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs Assembly in 2014. Tyovan spoke to the delegates from South East Asia countries about the importance of young entrepreneurs in order to promote economic and empowering the youth to face the globalization.

Invited by the Ministry of Youth and Ministry of Social Development and Human Security Royal Government of Thailand to representing as Indonesia for ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs Assembly in 2014. Tyovan spoke to the delegates from South East Asia countries about the importance of young entrepreneurs in order to promote economic and empowering the youth to face the globalization.

Kementrian Luar Negeri

Talkshow about Youth and Diplomacy with Brian McFeteers (Vice US Ambassador), Douglas Broderick (UN President for Indonesia), dan Jose Tavers (Former Ambassador for New Zealand) at Senayan City invited by Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Indonesia. (21082016)

Tyovan was giving a seminar about technopreneurship with Takeshi Ebihara from Batavia Incubator Japan at Binus University.

Tyovan was giving a seminar about technopreneurship with Takeshi Ebihara from Batavia Incubator Japan at Binus University.

Tyovan was giving a workshop for student in the university.

Tyovan was giving a workshop for student in the university.

Tyovan was sharing with students of SMP 2 Magelang.

Tyovan was sharing with students of SMP 2 Magelang.

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