Arief Budiman, MM

Role: Advisor

Arief Budiman, MM

An agriculture machinery industrialist, a passionate social entrepreneur, and Dean of Widya Kartika School of Economics. Arief's expertise in agriculture supply chains often takes him to support programmes that span the breadth of agriculture, horticulture, arboriculture, and precision agriculture.

Arief Budiman started his career in 2001 in the largest agriculture machinery factory in Indonesia, where he now leads several companies under AGRINDO group. His knowledge and experience in mechanization, irrigation, pre and post-harvest for many commodities especially rice have brought him to work with various stakeholders on increasing productivity, reducing wastage, increasing commodity value, and the industrial sustainability of various crops.

He finished his undergraduate in Indiana University with a Bachelor of Sciences and Magister Management of Finance in Airlangga University Surabaya.

Currently he serves the National Board of UMKM IKM for APINDO, and nurtures young entrepreneurs through the global Enterpreneur's Organisation's (EO) GSEA and Accelerator Programmes. He is also a seasoned 4DX execution advisor, and specialises in business scaling up strategies.

  • Expert Counsel