Agung Setiyo Wibowo is Jakarta-based Management Consultant, Author & Public Speaker. He is currently advisor of Guidepoint and Senior Consultant of Manuver Corp. Prior to that, he worked for POMOSDA, KOMPAS, The ASEAN Secretariat, Partnership for Governance Reform, Schlumberger, SWA, AndrewTani & Co, Universitas Maritim Raja Ali Haji, Veloz Training and Home Credit Indonesia. Born in Magetan, the culture of Javanese and Sufism are his way of life.
Wibowo studied in an Islamic religious institution so-called pondok pesantren. In 2012, he received his Bachelor degree in Political Science from University of Paramadina Jakarta where he was a fellow of Theodore Permadi Rachmat, one of Southeast Asia’s richest and most respectable businessmen. In 2015, Wibowo holds a MSc. in International Relations from University of Indonesia where he was an awardee of Prospective Lecturer Scholarship from the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia.
In his younger age, Wibowo has received several prestigious awards such as the 2005 Nganjuk Most Distinguished Student Award, the 2007 Magetan Tourism Ambassador, the 2010 Spirit of Majapahit Cultural Ambassador, the 2010 Runner-Up Jakarta Language Ambassador, the 2010 Paramadina Ambassador, the 2011 ASEAN Blogger Ambassador, the 2011 Young Leaders for Indonesia, and the 2015 Euro Asia Foundation Success Academy Awardee. The US-based East-West Center also awarded him as a fellow to attend the Summer Institute in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights in 2012.
An award-winning writer, Wibowo has published 12 books and 700++ articles in scholarly journal, magazine, newspaper and new media. In addition to writing, he also has spoken on topics ranging from politics to education in many cities across Indonesia and Asia-Pacific such as Jakarta, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Bangkok, Dubai, New Delhi, Pasig, Makati, George Town, Seremban, Malacca City, Shah Alam, Petaling Jaya, Subang Jaya, Balikpapan, Surabaya, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Tanjung Pinang, Batam, Denpasar, Kupang, Solo, Sleman, Soe, Malang, Bogor, Bekasi, Depok, South Tangerang, Purwokerto, & Jember.
Wibowo is Co-founder and Chief Editor of Kampusgw.com, Indonesia’s leading education and personal development portal. He has been quoted, interviewed or featured by well-known media such as The Japan Times, The Global Review, The Indonesian Heritage Society Bulletin, GRFDT, SEAMEO, Kompas, Koran Jakarta, Jawa Pos, Gogirl, SWA, MIX, Batam Pos, Tanjungpinang Pos, Harian Bernas, Tabloid Diplomasi, Lintas Magetan, C2Live.com, Inti Pesan, Human Capital Journal, Biem.Co, Lintas Kepri, Warta Kepri, Rimanews, Pro Kepri, Afkaar etc.