The circulation of unverified and false lies and gossip has grown in scale and verocity across social media, with politicians, celebrities, entrepreneurs and other public figures attacked. Wempy Dyocta Koto will explain his experience, and clarify why defamation, lies, gossip, slander and libel constitutes criminality, and why your open public profile or private pseudonym is easily uncovered, and can land you locked in prison for up to 12 years under Indonesian law.
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Wempy Dyocta Koto is one of the world's most awarded entrepreneurs. Financially and qualitatively benchmarked against other business directors, Wempy has won major international entrepreneurship and leadership awards. Today, Wempy is a chief executive officer, chairman, board member, investor and speaker.
Wempy Dyocta Koto is one of the world's most awarded entrepreneurs. Financially and qualitatively benchmarked against other business directors, Wempy has won major international entrepreneurship and leadership awards. Fortune named Wempy in its 40 Under 40 list, with Prestige magazine following suit.
With 20 years of experience, Wempy has lived in London, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Jakarta, driving business assignments for global brands such as American Express, Microsoft, Sony, Citi, BP, LG, Accor and Samsung. Working for leading communications agencies such as Ogilvy, Young & Rubicam and Wunderman, Wempy rose to become Global Business Director based in the United States.
Today, Wempy is a chief executive officer, chairman, board member, investor and speaker.
Wempy works with the British royal family by serving as a mentor at its Pitch at Palace series, designed to elevate British and global entrepreneurship. He also mentors CEOs at premier accelerators including Chinaccelerator in Shanghai, Silicon Valley’s Founder Institute, TechStars at London and Seedstars in Geneva. Wempy also serves as an advisor at the Global Entrepreneurship Program, established by President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. To advance social entrepreneurship, Wempy is a judge of the Hult Prize, established by President Bill Clinton.
United Nations award-winning communications agency Strategic Objectives named Wempy as one of the world’s 200 most influential social CEOs, in a list led by Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, Tim Cook, Warren Buffett and Richard Branson.
Wempy holds a Bachelor’s in Communications from the University of Technology, Sydney, Master’s in International Studies from the University of Sydney, and is a graduate of THNK in Amsterdam.
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