Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BANANA & Partners, Herry Wijaya, was awarded as Innovation Heroes. He was chosen after going through a selection process from hundreds of other innovators since November 2022. Herry Wijaya was elected along with 4 other Indonesian best innovators, namely:
1. Wahyudi Hasbi — Satelit Kecil Multi
2. Tatiek Kancaniati — Kampung Wisata Bisnis Tegalwaru
3. Lenang Manggala — Gerakan Sekolah Menulis Buku Nasional
4. Heni Sri Sundari — Gerakan Anak Petani Cerdas
Innovation Heroes nomination was organized by Indonesia Forum Foundation and Corporate Innovation Asia (CIAS) as an appreciation to those who have made various innovations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Indonesia. The inauguration night was held on Tuesday, 31 January 2023 at Soehanna Hall, Jakarta. The assessment was carried out by panelists namely Indrawan Nugroho (Founder & CEO of CIAS), Danang Rizky Ginanjar (Deputy Secretary General of the Indonesia Forum) and Ivan Ahda (CEO of Maxima).
This event was opened by Prof. Dr. Bambang Brodjonegoro, Ph.D and also attended by Ir. Warih Andang Tjahjono, M.T as president director of PT Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia and Achmad Zaky, S.T, M.Sc as Bukalapak’s Co-Founder and Deputy Chairperson of the Indonesia Forum. This event is planned to be held every year to support the innovation within the nation.
BANANA & Partners with the innovation of PANDORA (Pusat Industri Daur Oelang Rumahan) tries to answer environmental problems in Indonesia. We have been established since 2020 to reduce waste that pollutes the environment, as well creating renewable energy solution from waste. “We have a vision to create a world without waste and free of fossil energy for a better life. I personally really appreciate the holding of Innovation Heroes event because this will support all innovators in Indonesia to continue creating positive impacts for the goal of Golden Indonesia in 2045,” said Herry Wijaya.
Congratulations to the CEO of BANANA & Partners, Herry Wijaya, hopefully you are always successful and can provide other breakthroughs for the progress of the country.