SKB Food Boss Eko Pujianto and Six Other Young Entrepreneurs Ranked in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2023
By : Abraham Sihombing | Friday, May 19 2023 - 08:29 IWST
Eko Pujianto, SKB Food President Director
INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Indonesia recorded 7 people from 5 entities who were included in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2023 list of young Asian entrepreneurs and business professionals. CEO of PT Sari Kreasi Boga Tbk (SKB Food), Eko Pujianto (29 years old) and Co-founder of Satu Dental, Felix Saputra (28 years old) are among them.
In addition to these two names, other Indonesian talents included in the list of young people who are considered successful in making breakthroughs in their respective fields are Co-Founder of Rose All Day Cosmetics, Tiffany Danielle (27 years old).
Then there is the duo of Clara Carina Lukito (29 years old) and Claudia Sastra (28 years old) who are the Co-Founders of Little Joy. Next is Clinton Augusto Kartawijaya (27 years old) and Sally Varsly (27 years old) who are the Co-Founders of Muscle First.
Outside of Indonesia, the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2023 retail industry category is dominated by young Indian entrepreneurs. The rest of the list is filled with young talents from Japan, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, and from several other countries. The shortlist was selected by a team of judges led by RB Capital Founder and CEO Kishin RK and Lan Kwai Fong Group Founder and Chairman Allan Zeman.
“I am personally grateful and proud that there’s recognition for the innovation and our creativity of young people who want to contribute in their respective fields. I didn’t expect to be included in this list because there must be thousands of people and from many countries,” said SKB Food CEO, Eko Pujianto, when asked for his response.
Eko said this is something important for the country because it reflects the number of competent young people as the successor and relay of generations to face the future. He believes that Indonesia's young generation will always be at the forefront of various fields both in Asia and the world.
“For the young generation, opportunity is the main thing. So we need a conducive climate in the country in the form of support from various parties both in the form of regulations from the government and other concrete support,” he said. (*)