Merdeka.com – Sad news comes from a figure in the technology industry. Rudy Ramawy reportedly passed away. This information was obtained by Merdeka.com through a short message.
“Our doctors have just declared Rudy Ramawy dead a few minutes ago after performing resuscitation for half an hour at the MRCCC hospital,” the message reads.
This news was confirmed by one of Lippo’s top brass, Danang Kemayan Jati.
“That’s right. Around 21.30 WIB,” he told Merdeka.com.
Rudy Ramawy is the former Country Director of Google Indonesia. He led this technology giant from 2012 to 2015. Currently, Rudy is part of the Lippo Group as Deputy CEO of PT Mulitpolar Tbk and Managing Partner at Venturra Capital.
Venturra Capital is a venture capital company affiliated with Lippo Group and founded by John Riady. Grandson of conglomerate Mochtar Riady.
Based on his Linkedin records, Rudy has also served as a Board Member of OVO for 4 years from 2017 to 2021. Previously, after his retirement from Google, he was asked to help Ruang Guru and Sociolla as Board Member for approximately 5 years from 2015-2020.
In April 2019, he together with the then Minister of Communication and Information (Menkominfo) Rudiantara and Lis Sutjiati, Rambun Tjajo, Donald Wirahardja, David Rimbo, and Italo Gani, initiated the NextIcorn foundation.
Next Indonesia Unicorn or NextIcorn is a collaboration between the industry (private sector) and the government that is looking for the best startups in Indonesia that are ready to accept investment, both foreign and domestic.