Country IT Head for PT Bayer Indonesia, Edy Susanto spoke at the Inaugural CIO Leaders Summit Indonesia. Edy delivered a thought-provoking presentation on The New CIO Value Proposition: Leading Innovation for Business Value and Growth. Edy spoke on today’s role of the Chief Information Officer changing and how the CIO’s can influence, drive and innovate within their organisations.
During the session, Edy engaged the audience by discussing how innovation is about creating and sharing areas, then turning those ideas into new business opportunities. Edy also highlighted how the process involves change, critical thinking and disruption which can be uncomfortable for businesses. Although innovation is critical for the growth of businesses and someone within an organisation needs to lead and drive the change.
Edy Susanto is currently the Country IT Head of Bayer based in Indonesia. Just before taking on his current job, he was Head of IT of Sanofi-aventis, pharmaceutical company in Indonesia. He has many years of experience in a number of industries including IT and Healthcare.
Edy graduated from University of Bina Nusantara Indonesia with major in Management of Information. He started his career with Bayer in 2012 and driving innovation in the organization.