Group Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder
Jeffrey Budiman leads the Research & Development team as Group Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder of WIR Group; a new breed of creative and innovative technology group of companies that serves more than 20 countries globally. Jeffrey and his team keep their focus on developing new products and solutions as well as building prototypes to be filed as new Intellectual Properties. He is awarded as the Young Achiever of the Year 2012 by CMO Asia (Singapore) and as one of the “100 Top Youngsters” 2010 by SWA business magazine (Indonesia).
Prior to his current position, Jeffrey has co-founded and helped one of the technology unit under WIR Group, namely AR&Co in building various augmented reality technology solutions, collaborating with various global clients such as Cartoon Network, Disney, Telkom Indonesia, Intel, Sony, Samsung, LG, Unilever, Danone and many others. Currently, AR&Co has established itself as the World’s leading and Asia’s largest Augmented Reality & Innovative technology company that serves clients globally, and won various awards such as listed as one of 40 global most innovative companies 2014 awarded at the London Stock Exchange, won Auggie Award during the 2015 Augmented World Expo in Silicon Valley, and awarded gold for the SMARTIES APAC award 2015.
Strongly equipped with more than a decade of exposures in Brand Consulting industry due to his experience establishing DM ID being the Brand Consulting Unit of WIR Group, Jeffrey delivers strong thought leadership and insights not only to the team, but also to clients and industries alike including telecommunication, retail, consumer products, industrial sectors and financial services. Highly analytical, technical with problem solving skills, Jeffrey has provided various inputs to ensure that the products/solutions developed have high relevance to the market today. DM ID itself has grown into one of the leading brand consulting firm that won several Rebrand 100 Global Awards in the distinction category.
Jeffrey received a Diploma with Distinction from Lasalle College of Arts – Singapore, and Master degree from the University of Central England in Birmingham, UK (Now known as Birmingham City University) where he developed his ability to utilize new innovative technologies, strategy and creative multimedia design to shape the future of our digital lifestyle.