Our founder, Prof. Dr. (H.C.) Chairul Tanjung, grew CT Corp with a core vision of improving the daily lives of every Indonesian.
Mr. Tanjung is one of Indonesia’s most prominent and well-respected business leaders. He is a first-generation entrepreneur, establishing his business while studying at the Faculty of Dentistry, University
of Indonesia. He has been awarded honorary doctorate degrees by the University of Airlangga University, Surabaya; Padjajaran University, Bandung and the MARA University of Technology, Malaysia. He is also
a Professor of Entrepreneurship at Airlangga University, Surabaya and Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at the MARA University of Technology, Malaysia.
Mr. Tanjung is also a recipient of numerous accolades, which include “Bintang Mahaputra Adipradana” from the Government of the Republic of Indonesia (2014), “Award for Outstanding Contribution to Asian Television” from Asian Television Awards (2017), “Man of the Year” from Globe Asia (2011), “Indonesia’s Rising Star” from Forbes (2010),
"Entrepreneur of the Year" from Enterprise Asia (2009),"Banker of the Year" from Globe Asia (2008), dan “Marketer of the Year” from Indonesian Marketing Association and Markplus (2007) among others.
Mr. Tanjung has also previously served as the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs during President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s second presidential term and prior to that also served as Chairman of the National Economic Committee (KEN) from 2010 to 2014.
Founder & Chairman of CT Corp