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Welcome to our 7th edition of the Grab and Kudo-hosted Grab Tech Talk (GTT) session!

Hear from 2 Web experts and understand how these are used in Grab, Kudo, and Bukalapak for the everyday online experience!

Presenter Profiles:

Helmi Rofiqi, Heads up Web Engineering in Grab R&D center Indonesia.
He is an eCommerce specialist with 11+ years of experience in web design & development, website management, and online marketing. He has an extensive background as a software/system architect and project manager, combining creativity with strong analytical and technical ability.

Proven experience in setting up, managing and promoting eCommerce businesses to deliver significant sales and brand value. Versed in local and international markets.

Bayu Adi Persada, Since being graduated from university, Bayu has been a journeyman in his career within the tech world. He started his career as an engineer for a growing startup in Bandung then took a leap when opportunity from Indonesia Mengajar, the most influential NGO in education in Indonesia, arrived. He departed to a little village in South Halmahera region to be an elementary school teacher and education facilitator for one year. There, he founds his passion for education and social development. In that village, he learned that technology could really be a foundation and catalyst for social development.

Going back to Jakarta, he continued his career in tech when he signed up for a leading national energy company. He relished the opportunity to work on bridging the gap between business and technology as a Business Analyst. After two and a half years, Bayu took the opportunity to pursue master degree through Chevening Scholarship endorsed by the British Government. Bayu spent one-year studying ICTs for Development in University of Manchester, UK and graduated with Distinction.

He soon took a job as Product Manager in RUMA where he learned a lot about how technology can help people at the bottom of the pyramid in practice. Currently, he is working for one of the largest e-commerce in South East Asia as Senior Product Manager. He carries out a mission to develop the most inclusive platform for all because he believes the platform has the biggest potential to reach every segment of Indonesian — to help ensuring that everyone has access to benefit from online transactions: quality products, trusted sellers, and competitive prices.


Our agenda for the evening should be as follows-

• 6:30pm - Registration opens

- Happy Hour Networking with Bites

• 7:30pm - Welcome Remarks & Presenter Introductions

• 7:35 pm - Helmi Rofiqi on 'Build Fast and SEO Friendly React App'

• 8.05pm - Bayu Adi Persada on 'Building Reliable, Seamless, Light Content Platform by Coupling Microservices'

• 8:35pm - Audience Q&A

• 9:00pm - The End

Note: Please RSVP here first and tell us your dietary restrictions if any, so that we can better prepare the food and drinks.

About Grab Tech Talks:

Grab Tech Talks are a series for peers in Jakarta's tech startup community to share knowledge and best practices as well as provide an informal space to network. Originally conceived within Grab to focus on pushing the boundaries of technology and business to Drive Southeast Asia Forward, we are excited to now make available these sessions to the wider tech/startup community. Stay tuned and check back for our line-up of interesting speakers and content.