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Widya Salim is an aspiring entrepreneur, data enthusiast, and world explorer. She is keen to find her next obsession and resolve complex and challenging problems. She is currently working as a Junior Consultant at Oracle Consulting Services in Jakarta, Indonesia. She is experienced in working with data analytics, front-end development, and project management. Successful project execution and efficiency makes her tick.
Location: London, United Kingdom
University College London
September 2016 - Present
Masters of Science (MSc) in Technology Entrepreneurship
The course single-minded focus is to equip its students with the knowledge, skills, and networks to launch a high impact, successful startup. I gained the knowledge and experiences related to running a startup, including but not limited to customer development, implementation of organisational structure, prototyping, marketing analytics, and lean experiments.
London, United Kingdom
University of Toronto
August 2011 - August 2014
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Hons. B.A), with Highest Distinction
I graduated with an Economics Specialist and Statistic Major degree where I completed a 4-year bachelor degree within 3 years. I specialised in applied econometrics and development economics from which I acquired data related skills and proficiency in various data processing tools such as R, Stata, Excel, SAS, and Python.
Introduction to Front-End Development
May 2017 - Present
Co-Founder: Business Development
Curio is an in-game analytics platform that aims to help competitive Collectible Card Game players improve their skills and performance. I am responsible to acquire new customers, to build product community, and to understand customer needs. Curio was in UCL Summer Accelerator 2017 and was selected as one of its finalist.
London, United Kingdom
PT. Arint Premium Fitting
January 2016 - January 2017
Co-Founder: System Development
Arint is a start-up that specialises in trading high-end architectural fitting. My main responsibility was to implement an Entreprise Resource Planning software that will allow us to expand regionally and to manage our warehouses. I was also responsible to build and manage Arint’s website and online presence. To succeed in my responsibilities, I designed the company’s structure and captured business requirements from multiple departments.
June 2015 - January 2016
I was involved in the restructuring of Telkomsel – one of the world's largest telecom – account payable business processes in order to create a paperless, digitized system. I gathered client's system requirements, and worked cross-functionally to help design an agreed customized solution. I also executed test cases, risk mitigations, user training workshops to impose smooth transition process.
Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
February 2015 - June 2015
Summer Research Assistant
CSIS is a think-tank that focuses on Southeast Asia’s economy and public policy. As a research assistant, I helped senior researchers to collect and analyse data of Governor Election candidates to measure the effect of Social Media to election results. I was also involved in creating suitable economics modelling to measure spilloever effects of alcohol bans and to identify leading economics variables in Indonesia.
January 2014 - January 2015
Founding Member & Project Manager
Urbane Conviction was a Toronto based fast fashion start-up that targets young professional. As one of the founding members, I supported all business aspects, including marketing, daily operations, and strategy. A few of my responsibilities included managing models, organizing marketing events, writing market analytics, blogs, and legal contracts.
September 2014 - March 2015
I introduced a responsive layout that optimized User Experience (UX) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to my clients, increasing their website tractions. I also collaborated with other developers to create new website functions. I applied what was learned in my website development class into real-life application. I honed my development skills and adopted various new frameworks and languages such as PHP, MVC, and CodeIgniter.
Hati Suci School
May 2015 - May 2016
A pilot experiment to create a teacher's training ground in order to elevate the quality of education in Indonesia. Through collaboration with McKinsey and the Ministry of education, I managed a team of principals and trainers to implement teaching workshops, fused national and international curriculum, and effective recruitment strategy.
Economics Students' Association (ESA)
April 2012 - April 2014
ESA is the economics union for undergraduate students at University of Toronto. Acting as the co-president, I led a team of associates to revamp the club's finances through increased reach-out activities, resulting in 465% increase in funding from $1,400 to $7,000. I expanded new members by 200% to 850 members through strategic recruitment method.
February 2010 - August 2011
Founder & Project Manager
This project aimed to rebuild derelict kindergarten buildings at remote villages. I oversaw renovation projects of 3 kindergartens to provide improved safety and quality for more than 250 students. I also led on-site renovation projects and attained education certifications for the newly renovated schools by collaborating with government officials.
Data Analysis Tools
Programming Language & Tools