Tell me about yourself :
My name is Bonnie Susilo, and I’m a co-founder of Ultra, the 1st Indonesian Food Venture Builder.
How would describe your professional career?
I see myself as an entrepreneur, and as an entrepreneur I choose to make an impact to these food SME, by improving their growth, building their capacity, constantly challenge them to exceed beyond their current stage.
Can you tell us about a time where you encountered a business challenge?
One of the challenges we find is when we have a situation when our partner have difficulty to adapt or even pivot their business. When they lose passion towards changes, sometime it brought downtime and take long time to recover.
Which supporting skills do you think are most important when it comes to leadership?
Empathy. The ability to put ourselves into their shoes, and to see from their view.
What steps do you take to make sure that projects are completed on time, on budget, and to the proper standard?
We have check list by dates, to monitored our progress and to anticipate if there are upcoming challenges.
What are you passionate about?
People. Their passion, their creative, their journey.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
I hope I can be one of the regulators, and bringing solution to improve the economy.
How do you see the food industry?
Shifting, but everlasting.
The Foodeshow in 2 words :
Inspiring and impactful.
Your advice to the Foodeshow community :
Real collaboration, from business to impact. Anywhere of the world.
Thank you so much for being part of the Foodeshow community.