Indonesian citizen, he obtained his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada in 1988, and MBA from Ottawa University in 1989.
He is the founder, controlling shareholder and Executive Chairman of MNC Group, which focuses on three business activities: Media, Financial Services, and Lifestyle Property, under the main holding company PT MNC Investama Tbk. He directly controls three subsidiaries of PT MNC Investama Tbk, namely:
PT Global Mediacom Tbk, the largest and the most integrated media group in South East Asia. Global Mediacom is the parent company of PT Media Nusantara Citra Tbk or MNC which has 4 national FTA televisions: RCTI, MNCTV, GTV, iNewsTV, the largest portal Okezone.com, Sindonews.com and iNews.id as well as various digital platforms including its famous streaming service called RCTI+. MNC also produces the largest content and owns the largest content library and talent management. (www.mnc.co.id).
Global Mediacom is also the parent company of PT MNC Vision Networks Tbk (MVN) which owns the largest Pay TV providers with the brand MNC Vision and K-Vision, the third largest IPTV and broadband operation called MNC Play. MVN also operates the largest OTT service called Vision+. (www.mncvisionnetworks.com).
PT MNC Kapital Indonesia Tbk, the financial holding company that owns a number of subsidiaries in the financial sectors: MNC Bank, MNC Life, MNC Insurance, MNC Finance, MNC Leasing, MNC Sekuritas, MNC Asset Management and SPIN (Smart Payment Indonesia), a financial technology platform in the area of e-money, e-wallet and digital remittance. (www.mncfinancialservices.com).
PT MNC Land Tbk, the parent company of subsidiaries focusing on lifestyle property development and management. Its portfolio includes several office buildings and hotels in Jakarta & Surabaya as well as the most prestigious entertainment & lifestyle projects in Indonesia, such as MNC Lido City, MNC Bali Resort, Park Hyatt Jakarta, and The Westin Resort & Convention Centre in Bali. (www.mncland.com).
As a prominent entrepreneur, he actively interacts with the government and parliament in economic matters and regularly gives speeches at various national and international media events, as well as general lectures in hundreds of universities across Indonesia covering entrepreneurship and management.
Hary Tanoesoedibjo is affiliated with other members of the Board of Commissioners, and Board of Directors.