Benson Engelbert Kawengian is a serial entrepreneur based in Jakarta and Singapore. He currently manages a boutique investment and asset management firm, Beka Capital with focus sectors in property, infrastructure and technology.
In his 10+ years of entrepreneurial journey, he has build and sold multiple companies. Most recently, he was the founding partner of PT. Pico TBA, an engagement marketing company, in partnership with HK-listed Pico Group. He has been a Director of PT. Datra Internusa, a coating manufacturing company in Indonesia since 2010. He also had a brief professional stint as an Analytics executive at Bloomberg LP.
He is deeply passionate about education and children. He is former Curator of TEDxJakarta, and former Host of TechCamp Jakarta. Along this line, earlier this year, he invested in a football-education company dedicated to teaching technical skills to as many children as possible in Indonesia.
Benson earned his MBA from University of Queensland with High Distinction, and went to UCLA and University of Canterbury for his undergraduate studies.