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Samsu Sempena
CTO & Co-Founder
Samsu Sempena

Samsu Sempena is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Airy, an Accommodation Network Operator that partners and strengthen budget hotels in Indonesia with technology. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) and joined UC Berkeley’s Haas Executive Education’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) program.

As one of the founders of Airy, Samsu has a big interest in people management and organization development to grow business together as a team. His passion is to bring mobility & hospitality in South East Asia to world-class standard through scientific knowledge, engineering, and product design. Most days, he solves tons of challenges along the way from build to operate a huge and complex of business.


Beta Stage
Develop Talent vs. Hiring Skillful Talent.
People & Talent Track
  • When the company is getting bigger and need improvement in people & talent management (quality & quantity), which one do you prefer Develop Talent or Hiring a certain number of skillful talent?
  • What are the considerations in choosing one of the strategies?
  • What are the challenges and benefits of doing that strategy? And how it affects the company?
  • Best practices in developing talent and/or hiring skillful talent