Caesar is the President of Traveloka, Southeast Asia’s travel and lifestyle platform. He is responsible for fostering collaborations with stakeholders in the ecosystem, including businesses of all sizes and government relations.
Caesar joined Traveloka in 2014, and has held numerous roles ranging from product management and business development, to commercial strategy and customer care. He most recently led FinTech, where he utilized technology to develop a suite of financial services for the platform, addressing the structural challenges and opportunities in Southeast Asia, and in turn, providing increased access to credit and enabling users to upgrade their lifestyles in a responsible manner. Prior to that, Caesar was CEO of Transport, Traveloka’s largest business unit,scaling and localizing customer care technology and operations to over2000% growth in gross booking value in a span of five years in six different markets across the region.
As part of the World Economic Forum’s network of Global Future Councils, and having lived in both an underdeveloped economy and the world's largest economy, Caesar is a strong believer in making the world a better place through technology. He is also the Deputy Head of Financial Technology, Innovation and Literacy at the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where he advocates for financial inclusion and literacy in Indonesia.
Caesar holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Washington, and an MBA degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He started his career as a software engineer in a Seattle-based B2B tech startup that was subsequently acquired by Nuance Communications, now part of Microsoft, moving into a strategy and management consultancy role at the Boston Consulting Group, before joining Traveloka.
During his spare time, he enjoys sports, especially running and tennis to maintain his strength and agility.