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IT Advisor, Consultant, Auditor, Content Producer | ISACA & PMI SME, MF Fellow, ITABoK CoAuthor | Blockchain, ICO, Agile

About Me

An enterprise technologist and budding entrepreneur with 19 years experience: 15 years in consulting and auditing altogether with 13 years in project management and solution development combined. To date, he is an adviser to five organizations and serving as ISACA SME, Program Mentor, Editorial Journal Reviewer, PMI SME and Program Evaluator, plus SABSA, IASA and NIST NCCoE Working Group Member, Master Program Guest Lecturer for American and Indonesian universities (UTB, UIUC, UI, IPB, Binus, Trisakti and SGU). As an auditor and consultant, he's conducted such services for 40+ companies. In PM sphere, he's co-managed multi-million dollar projects. International certifications under his belt are CGEIT, PMP, CISA, CHFI, ITIL-F, ASF, CCBA, CHITSP, CHITP, CWHH, CAPTD, CCSP, HWCP, ECC, MFF, HPCPs, BCIPs, BCPs and WPE. He also has been delivering and hosting 250+ sessions with 8000+ attendees and 6000+ hours of training, lecture, conference, workshop, seminar across Indonesia and the globe for 70+ organizations. Today he already crafts, reviews and edits 350+ articles, papers, manuscripts, cases and white paper on ICT, business, and management for 20+ media, blogs, journals, frameworks, and conferences notably for COBIT, PMBOK, SABSA, ITABoK, ZDNet Asia, SDA Asia, TechWireAsia, Forbes, e27.co, DetikINET. On authorship hat, he writes 2 Body of Knowledge, 2 books & 30 courseware: ITABoK v2, ITABoK v3 (in progress) & ISO 31000 to name a few. Been interviewed and quoted by BusinessWeek, CoinTelegraph, CNN Indonesia, Jakarta Post, Kompas, SWA, Liputan 6, Tech Cocktail, Routledge, SDA Asia, Detik, Marketing Magazine, Tempo, and KONTAN. Specialties: IT Governance, Risk, Security, Assurance, Investment, and Management. Focuses: Fintech, Insuretech, Digital and Crypto Currency (Blockchain in particular), Cyber Security & Resilience, Online Fraud Examination, Digital Forensics and Investigation, Information Privacy.

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My Writing Samples

As Senior Contributing Writer for e27.co

From 2011 until 2014.


Blogger for ZDNet Asia



Contributor, Asia Tech Site 'TechWireAsia'​



Columnist for DetikINET

2011 until present



Advisor, Council Member and ITDM Panel

Provided advisory services on technology issues through in-person meetings, roundtable discussion, seminar, survey, presentation, report and phone-call.

Company: Gerson Lehrman Group

I worked there from /2013 until now

Advisor, Executive Forum

Delivered consultancy and advisory services to clients on technology and internet industry knowledge and insights.

Company: Coleman Research Group

I worked there from /2013 until now

National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Working Group

For Cyber Security Framework (CSF) related activities.

Company: National Institute of Standards and Technology

I worked there from /2015 until now

Education Committee

The Committee that produce best-practices guide, collect and curate educational resources on Bitcoin.

Company: Bitcoin Foundation

I worked there from /2015 until now


Served as an advisor within the company's global consulting network of subject matter experts to deliver consultancy on Technology industry through qualitative research and on-demand interactions.

Company: Guidepoint Global

I worked there from /2013 until now

Expert Group Member

Delivered services based on my skill set and experiences to clients on particular learning initiative.

Company: UNIVentures

I worked there from /2013 until now

Subject Matter Expert, Working Group and Program Mentor

Was elected and served as SME for COBIT 5 Configuration Management, COBIT 5 Enabling Information, COBIT 5 for Business Benefits Realization, Risk Scenarios with COBIT 5 for Risk as well as Big Data Privacy Risk and Control. In addition to that, selected and served as one of the mentors in the program initiated by ISACA’s Young Professionals Subcommittee and Working Group members in CSX Tools Development.

Company: ISACA International Chapter

I worked there from 4/2013 until now

Certification Exam and QAE Developer, Journal Reviewer, Social Media Advocate

Was elected and served for following roles: [i] Developed questions and items required for ISACA exams (CISA, CGEIT, CRISC). [ii] Developed certification study review materials - Questions, Answers & Explanations (QAE) - for ISACA Exams (CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC). [iii] Reported to Senior Editorial Manager -- reviewed article submissions for ISACA Journal. [iv] Sit in Social Media Advocates Group to help the organization on social media platform.

Company: ISACA International Chapter

I worked there from /2013 until now

Subject Matter Expert and Program Evaluator

Elected and served as SME sitting in a panel of reviewers for Standard for OPM, Professional Award Program, Project Management Excellence Award Program, North America Global Congress and Virtual Congress. Member since 2010.

Company: Project Management Institute International Chapter

I worked there from /2013 until now

Expert Blogger

Contributed blog post on technology and management pads.

Company: Pluralsight

I worked there from /2016 until now

Master Program Guest Lecturer

In 2013 - University of Texas at Brownsville: Educational Technology major, Faculty of Arts (via e-learning platform 'Blackboard'). Until present - University of Indonesia: Computer Science major, Faculty of Computer Science. - Bogor Cultural University: Entrepreneurial Development Forum, Master in Management. - Binus University: Master in Management (MM), Binus Business School - Trisakti University: Accounting major, Master in Accounting, Faculty of Economics. - Swiss-German University: General Program.

Company: Indonesian and American Universities

I worked there from /2013 until now

Adjunct Trainer and Workshop Lead for APAC

Delivered IT Management training, courses and workshops for executives (online and in-person) in Asia Pacific region. Courses: Project Management, Business Analysis, Business Case, PCI-DSS, Agile and Scrum. Notable clients: Reckitt Benckiser, Takeda, Halliburton, Novartis, Artajasa, Pfizer, Indosat, XL, BTPN, TetraPack, Mayapada, Bank Mandiri, BNI, Bank Danamon, McDermott, KAI, ACE-INA, Matahari Mall.

Company: KnowledgeHut

I worked there from /2014 until now

Premium Instructor

Course(s) coming soon.

Company: Udemy

I worked there from /2017 until now

Columnist, Blogger, Contributor and Writer

2017 - present: Blogger, 'KnowledgeHut' 2013 – 2015 Contributor, IT Enterprise sites 'InfoSec Institute'​ and 'Intense School'​ Columnist, e-magazine 'Youth Marketers'​ 2013 – 2013: Blogger and Contributor, ZDNet Asia (CBS Interactive) 2012 – present: Contributor, 'The Jakarta Post'​ 2011 – present Contributor, InfoKomputer, and NetSains Columnist, Indonesia Major News Portal 'detikINET'​ 2011 – 2014: Senior Contributing Writer, Asia tech site 'e27.co'​ 2012 – 2012: Contributor, Asia Tech Site 'TechWireAsia'​ 2010 – 2012: Columnist, Indonesia Gadget Portal 'GadgetGw' 2005 – 2006: Contributor, SDA Asia Magazine

Company: Websites, Blogs, Magazines and Portals

I worked there from /2005 until now

Consultant, Corporate Trainer, and Course Developer

Delivered consultancies, workshop, training as well as developed course materials. Domain: IT Audit, IT Governance, IT Strategic Plan, Information Security, Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing, Fraud Examination, Digital Forensics, (IT) Risk Management, (IT) Project Management, IT Architecture, IT Service Management, Management 3.0, BCMS (BCP and DRP); Standards: PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 31000; Frameworks: COBIT, PMBOK, ITABoK, BABoK, SBoK, COSO, TOGAF, SABSA, NIST, SAFe and ITIL; Laws & Regulations: PBI, POJK, HIPAA; Others: Agile & Scrum, JIRA, Microsoft Project. Ventured by 35+ training and education providers: Elevated Learning (US), The Knowledge Academy (UK), CourseDot (BG), NobleProg (DE), Simplilearn (IN), Risk Management Certification Body (BSMR), Sarana Solusindo Informatika, MII, TUV Rheinland Indonesia among others. Notable clients are UMW Sdn Bhd, Malaysia Securities Commission, Arun NGL, Newmont NT, Rabobank, Garuda Indonesia, TikiJNE, BI, DPR, Angkasa Pura, PLN, DJ Pajak, MA, BPS, Kemenlu, FWD-ID, Pegadaian, UI.

Company: Training and Education Provider, Institution and Corporation

I worked there from /2003 until now

VP - Head of IT, Co-Founder

In-charged for identifying, selecting, deploying, implementing, overseeing and maintaining tech-based products, services and platforms within lean, highly interactive and agile systems in place.

Company: Roligio Group

I worked there from /2013 until now

Consulting Partner

Delivered evangelism services on optimizing the organization Business and IT processes in areas of IT Governance, Risk, Compliance, Security, Assurance and Management to maximize their stakeholders values particularly in e-money, e-commerce, e-wallet and payment gateway realms. Services also include IT Strategic Plan, IT Balanced Score Card, IT Service Management, IT Asset Management, BCP and DRP, BCMS, Electronic Document Management Systems and Social Media Management. Attained HootSuite Pro Solution Partner.

Company: Consultoria

I worked there from /2012 until now

Chief Content Strategist

Produced contents through copywriting, copyediting and writing, as requested by respective clienteles in numerous media to get traction and engagement as well as attain better SEO. Attained HootSuite Pro Solution Partner.

Company: Contenindo

I worked there from /2012 until now


Contributed IT Business topics for senior business executives as targeted audience.

Company: Forbes Indonesia Magazine

I worked there from /2011 until now

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