Tesla Manaf Effendi learns classic guitar since the age of 10, and continues to his college days. He has aestablished himself in several music festival such as JakJazz, Java Jazz Festival, Jazz Goes To Campus, and Kampoeng Jazz. Since 2011, Tesla collaborates himself with Balinese-themed culture group Mahagotra Ganesha, and released an album "It's All Yours".
Imelda Rosalin is an Indonesian jazz pianist, accordionist, and vocalist. Her musical career brought her from Java Jazz Festival to Vienna. Her love of music even brought her to decode many architectural style (her major at ITB) into music for her thesis.
Eko Nugroho believes that playing is one of the most amusing creative activities in the world. After founded Kummara (a game design company) with his wife, in 2011 Eko and Kummara co-organized the first Indonesia Bermain. His passion about playing also drives him to organize Happy Play, a social activity to entertained children at Hasan Sadikin General Hospital.
Rahmat Jabaril is already known in Bandung as a painter, author, and poet. He actively holds exhibitions both in Indonesia and abroad and authored several books, one of them is "Save Bosscha!" His concept of art is based on the redefinition of social, politics, culture, and education issues. He also founded several community empowerment project, such as Rumah Taboo and Kampung Kreatif.
Yu Sing believes that architecture should serve all social classes. His approaches show commitments to use environmental-friendly and reusable materials. His studio, "Akar Anomali", embodies his commitment to stay true to the contexts of cultural, potential, and issues of marginalized people in Indonesia.
Handry Satriago is responsible for the innovations at GE Indonesia in his 13 years of career there. Handry achieved his doctoral title with a thesis that explored about "followership", a reverse-view of leadership.
Hokky Situngkir is a researcher at Surya Research Institute and Bandung Fe Institute who do research on many interdisciplinary areas, from memetics and cultural studies, dynamical system analysis, to neural network and statistical modeling. His latest work is to "Sejuta Data Budaya", a project dedicated to document all of Indonesia's culture.
Tri Mumpuni founded IBEKA with a vision to empower undeveloped communities. Tri with IBEKA facilitate many undeveloped communities to build, produce, and manage microhydro power plants, of which the surpluses can be sold into grid, giving those communities a sustainable extra income.