Indosat Ooredoo Initiates Discussion on Empowering Digital Talents in Surabaya

Meeting with Mayor of Surabaya, Ibu Risma to Discuss Collaboration Programs to Encourage the Emergence of Digital Talents in Surabaya

Surabaya, 14 Februari 2020 - The Management of Indosat Ooredoo today held a meeting with the Mayor of Surabaya, Ms. Tri Rismaharini, to discuss collaboration between the two as an effort to improve digital talents in Surabaya. In the era of industrial revolution 4.0 which marked with digital transformation, Indosat Ooredoo as the leading digital telco in Indonesia, plans to empower the second most populous city in Indonesia.

Through IDCamp program, an Indosat Ooredoo initiative in the pillars of Education as an effort to build the Indonesian nation as a Digital Nation, the President Director & CEO of Indosat Ooredoo, Mr. Ahmad Al Neama, has initiated a discussion with Mayor Risma, to bring out the great potential of Surabaya digital talents for the advancement of economy in Indonesia.

Ahmad Al Neama said, "Indosat Ooredoo always strives to encourage Indonesia's readiness to become a comprehensive and sustainable digital nation. To make it happen, the role of digital talent that is able to create innovation is a key driver in digital transformation. This collaboration initiative is expected to encourage emergence of many young digital talents who are ready to compete with global talent.”

On this meeting, Indosat Ooredoo and the Mayor of Surabaya were discussing the best practice on the integration and knowledge transfer by utilizing use cases that are often found in the industrial world. The collaboration that will be carried out between Indosat Ooredoo and the City Government of Surabaya is by integrating existing programs in the City Government of Surabaya with digital training programs from IDCamp .

With this partnership, Indosat Ooredoo hopes to strengthen integrated digital ecosystem in Surabaya through education which expected to open-up many opportunities for tech-savvy to play an active role in giving birth to new ideas for the sustainable advancement for Indonesia. Indosat Ooredoo and City Government of Surabaya share common vision to bring benefits especially for the citizens of Surabaya to hand in hand improving Indonesia's digital economy.