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Shinta Dhanuwardoyo: And her persistent passion for internet

  • Tifa Asrianti

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, August 23 2009   /  01:19 pm
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Although the interview was interrupted several times by incoming calls and text messages, Shinta Witoyo Dhanuwardoyo, chief executive officer of web developer bubu.com, still managed to keep our conversation flowing. If there is something the 39-year-old can't do, it is probably let go of her passion for web development. Funny as it may seem, but the CEO of the pioneer web developer company has no educational background in computer or information technology. The only formal education she received on the subject came while undertaking an undergraduate degree in architecture in the United States, in which she had to make architectural drawings with her Apple laptop. It was after graduation that her passion for the web budded, when she decided to pursue a Masters in business, a decision that baffled her father. "Perhaps I have the entrepreneurial spirit, that's why ...