Ken Ratri Iswari is the founder and CEO of Geekhunter, Indonesia’s first and prominent IT recruitment consultant. Geekhunter helps tech companies find the right IT professionals in terms of skill, attitude, and cultural fit. Ken serves as the director of Startup Grind Bandung, an independent global start-up community. Ken mentors Gerakan Nasional 1000 Startup Digital and The Greater Hub Startup Accelerator of ITB. She is also Indonesia’s country ambassador for She Loves Tech 2019.
Ken is a renowned public speaker and has been featured in various media. She is on the list of Gen.T Indonesia Tatler 2018 as 50 Young Game-Changers Shaping Indonesia’s Future; Cleo Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Young, Passionate and Successful Women; Recruiting Daily’s 300+ Women in HR Technology Worth Watching. Ken represented Indonesia for startup pitch battle at Asia Startup Summit 2018 in South Korea and won the most favorite and #2 prize for Geekspace, a tech talent ecosystem platform that she recently develops under Geekhunter.
Ken received her bachelor’s and MBA degrees from the School of Business and Management Bandung Institute of Technology and graduated from the institution with cum laude distinction. Ken is awarded a scholarship from Total E&P during her study and awarded the Australia Awards Short Term Startup Scholarship from Australia government.
In this panel session, the panelist will share their use case/best practice about how they retained the talent in the middle of salary war, what are the challenges, and how you overcome them.