2014 Asia Foundation Development Fellow
In 2007, Mr. Goris Mustaqim founded PT Resultan Nusantara, an IT Company which delivers RFID-based automation solutions. As the Director and Co-Owner, he leads business strategy, marketing, and partnership. He dedicated his passion in social entrepreneurship by being active as the President and Founder of ASGAR MUDA Foundation, a youth led social enterprise concerned with youth education, community development, as well as youth entrepreneurship in his hometown, Garut. The work of ASGAR MUDA has been depicted in his book, Pemuda Membangun Bangsa dari Desa, inspiring youth to contribute to their nation’s development. His expertise includes community-based programme development, social business models, and stakeholder engagement. Goris was chosen by the Business Week Magazine as one of Asia’s under 30 Best Young Entrepreneurs nominee in 2009. He was also recognized as British Council’s Community Entrepreneur in 2009, Gatra Magazine People of the Year in 2010, and received the Service Award at the Global Peace Festival Convention in Seoul 2011 for his efforts to improve people’s welfare.