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Arief Ismaidi
Product Management Lead - Financial Services
, Kudo
Arief Ismaidi

Arief Ismaidi is the Product Management Lead – Financial Services in Kudo, an Indonesia’s leading technology platform that empowers traditional retailers (warung). Arief holds bachelor degree of Computer Science from Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He started his career as a Software Architect from one of the biggest telco company in Indonesia, XL and honed his expertise in software engineering and architecture for more than 3 years. By his experiences, he first joined Kudo as Product Manager and successfully taking Kudo payment and wallet experience to the next level by integrating Kudo with OVO Cash last year, in line with company’s mission to enables access to digital commerce for traditional retailers, bridges financial services to the underbanked and underserved, and increases economic activities for traditional store owners and new income opportunities for individuals. Currently, he is leading Kudo’s Financial Services product vertical, responsible for wallet and payment experience as well as Kudo’s financial business product. Joining Kudo was a best decision for him to deep dive into the financial technology scene with all the agility, drive, and free spirited environment while also having the sense of ability fulfillment to focus creating and giving positive impact to the society.