Young Indonesians made the list of the third annual Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia, which was officially announced on Tuesday.
Themed “Disruption and Innovation”, the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia features 30 honorees in 10 categories, namely The Arts (Art & Style, Food & Drink); Entertainment & Sports; Finance & Venture Capital; Media, Marketing & Advertising; Retail & E-commerce; Enterprise Technology; Industry, Manufacturing & Energy; Healthcare & Science; Social Entrepreneurs and Consumer Technology.
Among the Indonesian honorees are rapper Brian Immanuel, also known as Rich Brian; Dian Pelangi, creative director of fashion brand Dian Pelangi; Talita Setyadi, chef and founder of bakery shop Beau; Stanislaus Mahesworo Christanto Tandelilin, cofounder of affordable online fashion store Sale Stock and Fransiska Hadiwidjana, founder of online marketplace for secondhand items Prelo.
All the honorees featured on the list are under the age of 30, coming from 24 Asia-Pacific countries .
The honorees were selected by a panel of judges, including music producer and actor Kris Wu, fashion designer Vivienne Tam, Rakuten CEO Hiroshi Mikitani and Chatri Sityodtong, the founder and chairman of ONE Championship.
The honorees were reportedly chosen based on the leadership and disruption in their field, entrepreneurial mind-set, results and the likelihood of changing their field over the next half century.
Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia editor Rana Wehbe said in a press release, “Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia 2018 List celebrates inspiring game-changers who are disrupting their sectors and not taking ‘no’ for an answer. From refurbishing old sneakers to addressing a footwear shortage that affects billions of people, to taking the Airbnb approach with satellites, there’s no shortage of innovative ideas among this year’s honorees.”
Courtesy : The Jakarta Post
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