Muhamad Iman Usman Mr

Co-Founder/ Chief Product Officer, Ruangguru


Just turning 26, Iman Usman is currently the Co-Founder and Chief of Product & Partnership of Ruangguru, the largest tech-enabled education provider in Indonesia - serving over 7.5 million students and 400,000 teachers across the nation, through their learning management system, learning video subscription, online quiz, private tutoring marketplace, and mobile-based corporate learning platform. Iman is also the youngest Board Member of YCAB Foundation - which has empowered 4 million youths and women through its programmes. His contribution and commitment to youth empowerment have been recognized and celebrated globally. He has received the 2011 ASEAN Youth Award, the 2011 UN Youth Assembly Recognition on Humanitarian Development, the 2011 Global Teen Leader Award, the 2010 British Council’s Global Changemaker Award, the 2008 Ashoka Young Changemaker Award, and the 2008 Indonesian Young Leader Award by the President of the Republic of Indonesia, among others. He is also an education fellow of Qatar Foundation and Laureate Global Education. His work has been featured by CNN, BBC, Euro News, Bazaar, Esquire, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek - among others. In 2015, UNICEF and Tsinghua University invited him to give a lecture in Beijing and named him as UNICEF Young Innovator to Watch - among 5 other young innovators in their respective fields. In 2016, he was appointed by the Government of Indonesia to sit in the Youth Panel of the Education Commission, together with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, to provide recommendations to global leaders on global financing for education. Recently, Iman was also included in the list of the 2016 Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 for Consumer Technology, together with his co-founder, Adamas Belva to quality education in Indonesia. Iman graduated summa cumlaude from the M.A. program in International Education Development from Columbia University in 2014.


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