I Wayan Dipta
Mr. I Wayan Dipta is the Deputy Minister for Production and Marketing of the Ministry of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises from the Republic of Indonesia. He has been in service for the Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs since 1983. He graduated from Michigan State University majoring in Applied Statistic in 1992. His major concern is promoting and opening market access to Indonesian SMEs in the global market with the end result of increasing the public welfare. His current position set up his goal of creating and implementing policies in the production and marketing sector of Indonesian small and medium enterprises (SMEs). He also actively participating in ASEAN, BIMP-EAGA, APEC SME Working Group forum in furthering the empowerment of Indonesian SMEs in the Asian as well as international market. As part of his vision, he believes that e-commerce will be the main sector that drives the economy in Indonesia particularly in the SMEs growth and empowerment.