Team Kami


    Chief Executive Officer
    Novis main goals of starting HarukaEDU is to make quality, affordable online education available to Indonesians wherever they are. With passion in education, he teaches Entrepreneurship at Binus International University & Surya University & is an Advisor to the Center for Technopreneurship at Surya University. Novis also previously established & co-managed the Jakarta chapter of the Founder Institute, a global network of startups, mentors & investors started in Silicon Valley.

    Prior to returning to Jakarta in 2011, he was an Advisory Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), in Washington DC US & then in Jakarta. His past clients included Host Marriott, Intelsat, SiriusXM Radio, the World Bank & Wall Street English.

    Educational Background & Training

    Novis holds a MBA & Master of Science in Information System Technology from the George Washington University & a Bachelors of Accounting from Parahyangan University.

    B.Eng (Hons) M.Sc

    Chief Partnership Officer
    Dr. Gerald is a former Head of 4 MBA Programmes at Bina Nusantara University with professional experience in Higher Ed, VC & consulting with MNC firms in the UK, Russia, S. Korea & Indonesia. Worked in automotive, private equity & telco sectors in activities ranging from target company due diligence, product marketing, business planning & strategy development. Prior to returning to Jakarta in 2003, he held Analyst roles at Tellit Communications (now Qualcomm UK), HGA Consulting (part of Halcrow Group) & Inquam (Qualcomm-Saudi Oger pan European mobile holding) in London. Subsequently he held strategic planning roles at Astra Honda Motors & at Ernst & Young Advisory in Jakarta.

    Currently a part time Postgraduate lecturer at Binus Business School & London School of Public Relations, he was visiting lecturer to Universiti Utara Malaysia & Panelists at Northeastern University & PPM School of Management.

    He is a member of the Strategic Management Society, European Corporate Governance Institute & UK Chartered Institute of Management.

    Educational Background & Training

    Obtained a B.Eng (Honours) in Electronic Engineering from King's College London, University of London (UK), an M.Sc in Management from the University of Surrey (UK) & a Ph.D in Strategic Management from the University of Indonesia.

    SE MM

    Chief Financial Officer
    Tovan has professional working experience with multinational firms in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), Libya, USA & Indonesia. Prior to founding HarukaEDU, he was the Financial Controller of Microsoft Indonesia & the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of PT Trouw Nutrition Indonesia (a member of Nutreco Group). He was responsible for directing the firm's businesses in Asia Pacific region by providing financial perspective which also integrates the overall view of the business. Tovan has worked in various finance functions at Ernst & Young, KPMG & Schlumberger & is a certified professional coach. Currently a part time Postgraduate lecturer at Binus Business School teaching Business Ethics.

    Educational Background & Training

    Holds a Bachelor in Accounting from Parahyangan University & a Master in Management from Prasetiya Mulya University.

    ST M.Sc Ph.D

    Chief Academic Officer
    Dr. Martin has professional working experience with research institutes in Singapore & Indonesia. Prior to joining HarukaEDU, he was the Acting-Rector of Surya University, Vice Rector academic of Surya University & head of four Study Programmes of Surya University.

    Previously he was a senior researcher at the A Star Institute of Chemical Engineering & Sciences of Singapore.

    Educational Background & Training

    Dr. Martin is an SMF scholar & Singapore President scholarship recipient. He holds a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from the University of Surabaya, a Master & PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering from the National University of Singapore

    SSi MM

    Chief Technology Officer
    Erga has professional working experience as Chief Technology Officers in various technology startups that includes Talenta Digital Indonesia, Seekmi Global Services, PriceArea, Wooz.In, Multiply Indonesia, ThinkSmart, Admovement Danendra, Ainent Multimedia, Duaribu Bahassa, Ainetworks. He has extensive ICT expertise covering e-commerce, software house, web agency, portal dotcom. He is highly experienced in Analyze, System & Database Design, Web Development, System Administration, Networking, Project Management & Reporting System. Specialities: AWS, PHP, Perl, SQL, MySQL, Postgresql, Linux, Git, JIRA, Jasper, HTML, XML, CSS, Javascript, Apache, Nginx, Vagrant, Apache Nutch, Apache Solr, nGrinder, Cassandra, Docker, Redis

    Educational Background & Training

    Obtained a B.Sc in Computer Science & a Masters in Management from Gadjah Mada University

    SE Ak SH MBus Ph.D

    Manager, Partnerships
    Dr. Reikman has professional working experience with multinationals in Australia & Indonesia. Prior to joining HarukaEDU, he was head of Entrepreneurship Program of Podomoro University with Babson College (USA), Vice Head of Academic of Postgraduate programme at Prasetiya Mulya University; Lecturer at Airlangga University, Binus University, STIE Perbanas, Sampoerna University & Trilogy University, Assistant Lecturer at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).

    A registered accountant, curator & expert, he was a senior researcher at Independent Research & Advisory Indonesia (IRAI) & held directorship & managerial positions at Ernst & Young, Johnson & Johnson, Astra International, ValuePlus & Transmedic Indonesia.

    Educational Background & Training

    Dr. Reikman holds a Bachelor in Accounting from Gadjah Mada University & in Law from Universitas Merdeka Surabaya. He was a scholarship recipient from the Australian government for his Masters in Business Accounting from Monash University & his PhD in Corporate Finance the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

    S.T M.Eng Ph.D

    Program Implementation
    Dr. Odi has professional working experience in Chemicals & HigherEd having previously worked or were involved in projects at Sumitomo Chemicals Japan (Tokyo & Osaka offices), KPK (Komisi Pemberantas Korupsi), Surya University, Mentari Research Institute & International University Liaison Indonesia

    Educational Background & Training

    Obtained a B.Eng (Honours) in Aerospace Engineering from the Institute of Technology Bandung & a Japan Government Scholarship recipient for his Masters & PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Toyohashi University of Technology (Japan)

    B.Eng (Hons) Ph.D

    Information Systems &
    Technologies Expert
    Dr. Fika has professional working experience in Consulting, Research & HigherEd having previously worked as in house scientists & consultants at IBM Singapore, Procter & Gamble Singapore Innovation Centre. She is an expert in Data Science & runs our Data Science online courses with Dattabot.

    Currently a part-time Senior lecturer at Binus University International teaching Information Systems.

    Educational Background & Training

    Dr. Fika is a Singapore government scholarship recipients for both her Bachelor & PhD in Electronics Engineering from Nanyang Technological University Singapore