In the period of nine years of his professional corporate career, Billy had managed global brands in Indonesia such as Nike, Umbro, Oakley, Haagen Dazs, and Hard Rock Cafe. In 2004, under PT Berca Sportindo, he created League, the most successful Indonesian sport lifestyle brand to date.
He is the Director of Kejora-SBI Orbit Fund, managing a $30 million early stage partnership fund of Kejora Capital (Indonesia) and SBI (Japan). This fund focuses on Indonesian tech startups that put “Indonesia First” with a potential to reach and give impact regionally and in a global scale.
He is also the Chairman of a holding company he founded: PT YOT Nusantara which invested in several companies that focusing on empowering Indonesian young generation.
As a serial entrepreneur and investor, he advises companies that he co-founded and invested: GDILab, an analytic company, Top Karir Indonesia, one of the biggest career platform in Indonesia, Bizhare, an equity crowd-funding startup (fintech), MainGame, a game platform startup, hipwee, an online media platform for youth, London Speaker Bureau Indonesia, an Indonesian representative of a biggest speaker management agency in the world, and Alpha Rules, a male cleaner brand.
In February 2020, he was appointed to be the Network & Communication Strategy Advisor for Bank BRI, Indonesia’s biggest bank with a US$94.5 billion asset under management.
He has produced few radio talkshow programs broadcasted to more than 21 cities in Indonesia for the past 12 years, and currently produces and hosts “Unlock with Billy Boen”, a tv talk show on Indonesian’s biggest news Tv: Metro Tv.
As a public speaker managed by Inspira Speakers agency, he actively shares his passion and experiences both as a professional and a serial entrepreneur/investor at various events for corporations and universities in Indonesia. He is passionate about brand management, youth development, entrepreneurship, investment, and technology.
He received his MBA degree (cum laude) in Brand Management from University of West Georgia, USA in just 12 months at 22 years old; earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Utah State University, USA in 2 years and 8 months when he was still at the age of 21.
He wrote a national best selling book called “Young On Top” which was published in 2009. This book has inspired millions of Indonesian youth to succeed in their careers and business. In April 2019, he launched his second book with a title “Y”, sharing his understanding about life purpose and stories about the true meaning of real success and happiness in life.