Innovative Academy Team
The team at Innovative Academy is ready to help get your business to the next level. Coming from a wide array of backgrounds, every single member is knowledgeable, well-connected and eager to turn your idea into a thriving business.
Dr. Sang Kompiang Wirawan, S.T., M.T.
Dr. Kompiang is currently the Deputy Director of Business Development and Incubation in Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta. He is also a lecturer in Chemical Engineering, and has an extensive experience in mentoring university's research based startups and products.
Sebastian Alex Dharmawangsa
Head of Program
Sebastian was born in a digital-first family, this crafted his interest in digital venture creation. He also has extensive experiences in venture building programs such as #1000StartupDigital (Indonesia), Chrysalis (Australia), Global Young Entrepreneurship (Silicon Valley, USA), etc.
His daily activities include mentoring and progress checking with startups, and building partnerships with potential partners (government and/or private) to help startups grow.
Head of Mentors
Guntur is currently the Head of Technology in Digitaraya. He has set aside his time to also sit in as an in-house technological mentor for Innovative Academy. As one of the pioneer in Yogyakarta's tech-startup ecosystem, Guntur's extensive connection he can help Innovative Academy startups get the specific mentors they needed.
Diana Kestanti, S.E.
Legal & Compliance Lead (UGM)
Diana is one of the very first management team in Innovative Academy. She currently manages the healthiness of our startup portfolios in finance, legal, and partnership aspects, and Innovative Academy itself as well.
Sigit Hardianto, S.T.
Innovation Services Lead (UGM)
Being the largest university in the country means having its own problem in uniting all the different disciplines to work together and create a sustainable innovation through 'gotong royong' (en: mutual cooperation) spirit. Thus, Sigit coordianates the Innvoative Academy program with the university to expand its benefits for all.