Keynote Speakers

Dr. Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno

Dr. Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno

Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy


Sandiaga was one of Indonesia’s most prominent young entrepreneurs and active in the Indonesian business communities. He is the co-founder of PT Saratoga Investama Sedaya Tbk., the first and the biggest publicly listed active investment company in Indonesia and served as a President Director 2004-2015. He has led the investment firm to have a solid track record of protitable investments across key sectors of the Indonesian economy.  Since 2005, he has been actively contributes and serves as a Chairman in several well-known associations and foundations in Indonesia. In April 2015, he began a new journey to serve and support Indonesia’s economic development. He led the development of The Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra)’s economic platform for Indonesia as a Vice Chair Advisory Board 2015-2018. In October 2016, te received a title of Distinguished Research Professor in Residence from the George Washington University. Sandiaga is currently a PhD candidate at Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia), focusing in Strategic Management. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from George Washington University (USA) and Bachelor of Business Administration degree with the highest distnction of the Summa Cum Laude from Wichita State University (USA).


Invited Speakers

Prof. Lee Jung Wan

Prof. Lee Jung Wan

Anhui University of Finance and Economics


Professor Lee Jung Wan is currently a Professor at School of International Economics and Trade, Anhui University of Finance and Economics. Prof. Lee received his Ph.D. from SoongSil University in Business Administration (major in Marketing), and also hold multiple advanced academic degrees such as an MSc in Electronic Commerce from Boston University, an MBA in International Logistics, and an MA in International Finance from MyungJi University. Prof. Lee has extensive international teaching experience in International Business and Economics, Marketing, and Electronic Commerce at Soongsil University in South Korea for three years, Kazakh British Technical University in Kazakhstan for five years, and Boston University in the United States for recent ten years. He has published over fifty research papers and authored three books on entrepreneurship, small business, and venture business management.



Prof. Dr. Jamaliah Said

Prof. Dr. Jamaliah Said

Director of Accounting Research Institute, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)


Prof. Dr. Jamaliah Said is currently the Director of Accounting Research Institute, Universiti Teknologi MARA. She has published 150+ journal articles. She is the managing editor of two esteemed journals namely; Malaysian Accounting Review (Scopus Indexed) and Asia Pacific Management Accounting Journal (ESCI indexed). Her main research interests are fraud investigation, governance, accountability, and strategic management. Recently Prof Jamaliah clinched two awards “Highly Commended Paper Award 2019” by Emerald Publishing and “MIA articles of Merit Award 2018” by Malaysian Institute of Accountant. Prof Dr Jamaliah holds a position as Region Chair in Asia Pacific Management Accounting Association.



Prof. Popy Rufaidah

Prof. Popy Rufaidah

Indonesian Education and Cultural Attaché in Washington DC


Popy Rufaidah is the Attaché of Education and Culture, in Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Washington DC, USA.

Her role is enhancing the collaborations in education, research, science and technology between the USA and Indonesia; increasing Cultural Diplomacy and promoting Indonesian Language among Americans.



Associate Professor. Hussain Gulzar Rammal

Associate Professor. Hussain Gulzar Rammal

University of Technology Sydney


Hussain G Rammal is Director of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program and Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy at UTS Business School. Hussain is co-editor-in-chief of the Review of International Business and Strategy journal published by Emerald, and founding editor of the book series Emerging Issues in International Business and Global Strategy, published by World Scientific. He is the Real Impact Editor (Oceania) for the Journal of Knowledge Management and serves on the editorial boards of leading journals including International Business Review, and Accounting, Auditing, and Accountability Journal. Hussain is also a co-moderator of the Academy of Management's International Management division Connect site. Before joining UTS, Hussain held positions at the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia. He holds a visiting position at the University of Bologna in Italy and has been a visiting research scholar at the University of Aberdeen Business School in Scotland and Aalto University in Finland.