|May 11, 2009 Hosted by Microsoft|
In an event hosted and organized by Microsoft Indonesia, members of AmCham Indonesia along with other business executives in the Jakarta area were invited to attend an Executive Gathering with Steve Ballmer, CEO Microsoft, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Jakarta. Mr. Ballmer gave a presentation on Microsoft's strategy vis-a-vis the global economic downturn and took questions from the audience.
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, during his opening remarks
The audience, including Steve Ballmer, seated before the start of the program.
Steve Ballmer discusses the impact of the global economic downturn.
(Left-to-Right) Cameron Hume, U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia; Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO; and Tony Chen, Microsoft Indonesia Country Manager.
(Photos courtesy of and copyright Microsoft.)
August 12, 2009
|The Acting Director of USTDA, Ms Leocadia I Zak visited Indonesia on a program designed to highlight USTDA programs and the agency's role in greater economic partnership in Indonesia. Ms Zak was accompanied by Mr. Henry Steingass, USTDA Regional Director for South and Southeast, Mr Thomas Hardy, USTDA Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the Director, and Mr. Mark Dunn, USTDA Regional Manager for Asia.|
July 22, 2009
|AmCham Indonesia hosted a breakfast briefing with Diane Farrell, a member on the Board of Directors at the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank since 2007. Farrell is responsible for voting on Ex-Im Bank transactions in excess of US$10 million as well as on significant matters affecting Bank policy. She has more than 25 years of professional experience in the private and public sectors in financial management, maintaining fiscal integrity and managing budgets. planning, and educational arenas at the state, national and international levels. Ms. Ferrell provided valuable insight into Ex-Im Bank mission, processes and strategy with investments in the region. Attendees were able to also share on-the-ground information that will assist Ex-Im bank to provide better service to those interested in working with them for financing and due diligence.|
Jim Filgo, Diane Farrell, Dan Bowman, Arian Ardie
This AmCham Indonesia special luncheon appreciates the corporate support of:
Please click here for Secretary Locke full remarks to the AmCham Indonesia crowd.
(Photos copyright AmCham Indonesia)
James M. Roberts, Research Fellow for Economic Freedom & Growth at The Heritage Foundation, presented the 2010 Index of Economic Freedom: The Link between Economic Opportunity and Prosperity, co-published by Heritage and The Wall Street Journal. This study covers 179 countries across 10 specific freedoms, such as trade freedom, business freedom, investment freedom, and property rights.