Hary Tanoesoedibjo, an Indonesian citizen, he obtained his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada in 1988, and MBA from Ottawa University, Canada in 1989.
He is the founder, controlling shareholder and Executive Chairman of MNC Group, which focuses on three business activities: Media, Financial Services, and Entertainment Hospitality.
He directly oversees PT Global Mediacom Tbk (MNC Media), the largest and the most integrated media group in South East Asia. MNC Media dominates the market with advertising based media & content, subscription based media & broadband, as well as digital businesses.
Global Mediacom is the parent company of PT Media Nusantara Citra Tbk or MNC which has 4 national FTA televisions: RCTI, MNCTV, GTV, iNews, 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, talent management and the largest MCN (Multi Channel Network) with close to 200 million subscribers and followers (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).
In financial services, he oversees PT MNC Kapital Indonesia Tbk, the financial holding company that has the most diversified and integrated financial services group in Indonesia with ten fully licensed operating subsidiaries, in the area of banking, multifinance, securities & brokerage, insurance, asset management, and financial technology services (www.mncfinancialservices.com).
The last group he oversees is PT MNC Land Tbk, the parent company of subsidiaries focusing on entertainment hospitalities. 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 close to 200 universities across Indonesia covering entrepreneurship and strategic management.