Co-founder and ex-CEO of Bukalapak
The one half of Indonesia’s startup power couple, Achmad Zaky founded Deft Technology, a mobile software and web development company; and Suitmedia, a digital agency; before founding BukaLapak. While studying at the Bandung Institute of Technology, he and BukaLapak co-founder Muhamad Fajrin Rasyid opened a noodle shop near their dorm. His wife is Diajeng Lestari, founder of online Islamic fashion mall HijUp.com. He was born in 1986 and holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
Indonesia’s fourth unicorn, Bukalapak continues to offer easy, safe online shopping in a vast marketplace, while scaling up to new businesses, e.g., mutual fund investments.