Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Will Ongkowidjaja is a venture capitalist with top-tier investment banking and management consulting background.
Prior to co-founding Alpha JWC, Will was a Director at UBS Investment Bank in Indonesia and a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in Indonesia and Booz Allen Hamilton in Australia. Will has extensive experience in advising business owners and senior management on over USD 5 billion of IPOs, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and bond issuances.
In addition, in his capacity as a management consultant, Will has broad experience in advising state-owned enterprises, corporates, and private equity funds on the following types of consulting engagements: operations improvement, portfolio & growth strategy and M&A due diligence.
Will is well-positioned to work closely with entrepreneurs and advise them on:
(1) setting the right structure and path to an IPO
(2) developing the appropriate M&A strategy, whether as an exit or as part of an inorganic growth strategy in Indonesia or cross-border
(3) crafting value creation strategy from business portfolio and performance improvement standpoint.
Will holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management, and he received the following licenses in Indonesia: (1) Underwriter license and (2) Broker Dealer license. Will attended Harvard Business School for the Owner/President Management (OPM) program, a 3-year residential program for business owners and entrepreneurs.
Will enjoys writing, and he is a regular columnist for Forbes Indonesia magazine where he primarily writes about topics on Technology sector and Investments.
Will is also passionate about education and its impact; hence he is on Singapore Management University’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Curriculum Review Committee.