|Oscar Darmawan co-founded Bitcoin Indonesia (bitcoin.co.id), the largest bitcoin exchange in Indonesia that facilitates cryptocurrency trading for more than 60,000 registered members. In the past two years,Oscar has been focusing on building the bitcoin ecosystem in Indonesia. He is the author of Bitcoin - Mata Uang Digital Dunia (Bitcoin - Digital Currency of the World, a bitcoin introductory book). Oscar also initiated the Bitislands project, with the mission to turn Bali into a Bitcoin Island. Acting as the co-founder and CEO of Bitcoin Indonesia, he is in charge of the operations, strategy, and public relations of the company.|
Prior to founding Bitcoin Indonesia, Oscar spent over eight years in the IT industry servicing both military and corporate clients. His early career started with a Singapore-based IT company that handles many crucial projects for the Singapore government. Based on his technological and business experiences, he later started his own IT companies in Indonesia to support many projects for government agencies and private enterprises.
Oscar graduated from Monash University in 2006 with double degree in Information Technology and Information Systems.