Founder And Chairman

A passionate Indonesian technologist, Kiwi Aliwarga is Chief Executive Officer of UMG Idealab and founder and executive chairman of UMG Group of Companies, one of Myanmar’s leading companies and the largest manufacturer of heavy machineries and distributor of industrial systems, logistics, vehicles and construction that oversees some 5,000 employees with offices across Myanmar and in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia.

With a mission to accelerate the welfare of Indonesian farmers and the country’s agricultural operations of the nation, Kiwi Aliwarga is influencing Indonesia’s startup industry with technologies that benefit many consumers and employees. He has also spearheaded agri-tech startup industry and initiated successful research and case studies with UMG Group.

He holds a BSc in industrial engineering from Institut Teknologi Indonesia; a MSc in engineering from Thailand’s Asia Institute of Technology, a MSc in system dynamics from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a PhD in agriculture from Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.