JAKARTADAILY.ID – Microsoft announced the appointment of Dharma Simorangkir as the new President Director for the Indonesia operations area.
Dharma brings 20 years of business experience and industry knowledge to drive the growth and acceleration of Indonesia's digital transformation, developers and startup ecosystems, enterprise businesses, small and medium enterprises, the public sector, and the crucial vertical industrial sector.
This appointment will further strengthen Microsoft's support for the achievement of Indonesia Maju through Indonesia Digital.
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Dharma joined Microsoft from Telkomsel where Dharma served as Senior Vice President and managed the enterprise business. During his tenure, Dharma was successful in developing the business by focusing on customer needs and transforming the organization by building a team mindset. Prior to Telkomsel, Dharma held leadership positions at Honeywell, Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, Huawei, and helped build a mobile digital start-up.
At Microsoft, Dharma will be responsible for accelerating Indonesia's digital transformation through cloud adoption, helping businesses in Indonesia to build their digital resilience and skills while continuing to face the pandemic and empowering companies and start-ups with the means to foster innovation.
Microsoft Asia Pacific President Andrea Della Mattea said, “Dharma brings extensive experience, knowledge, and deep understanding to building successful teams. I look forward to working with Dharma and the entire team at Microsoft to help our customers achieve their digital ambitions, and empower communities. This, in addition to the new data center as part of the Empower Indonesia Digital Economy initiative, strengthens the opportunities that are open to Indonesia, by the Indonesian people, with Microsoft.”
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"This is a great opportunity to help Indonesia achieve Advanced Indonesia through Digital Indonesia. I look forward to how Microsoft and I can contribute more to Indonesia's digital transformation, develop every industry, and make an impact on society, bringing together 40 years of Microsoft experience and an extraordinary organizational innovation mindset," Dharma said.
"Together, we will further build on Indonesia's success through the digital ecosystem, by creating digital talent and enhancing the digital capabilities of every organization. All of this will be done on the basis of transparency and trust,” he added.
Dharma graduated from Brawijaya University with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and holds a Master of Business Administration from IPMI International Business School.
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