An Accounting graduate from Indonesia, Novistiar Rustandi went to the US to obtain an MBA and a master’s in Information Systems Technology at the George Washington University.
He worked as a manager at PwC in Washington DC for seven years before returning home in 2011 to set up Nextweb Technologies. He was also a director at a startup incubator Jakarta Founder Institute for almost five years. He became a co-founder and the CEO of PT Haruka Evolusi Digital Utama in April 2013. He also lectures at Bina Nusantara University and Surya University during his free time.