About Us

Pulse Lab Jakarta combines data science and social research to help make sense of our interconnected, interdependent, and complex world. The Lab is a joint initiative of the United Nations and the Government of Indonesia, via United Nations Global Pulse and the Ministry of National Development and Planning (Bappenas) respectively.

As the first innovation lab of its kind in Asia, Pulse Lab Jakarta is working to close
information gaps in the development and humanitarian sectors through the
adoption of Big Data, real-time analytics and artificial intelligence.
We want Big Data and artificial intelligence to be harnessed responsibly as public good. As part of the Global Pulse network (which also includes Pulse Lab New York and Pulse Lab Kampala), our mission is to accelerate the discovery and adoption of data innovation for sustainable development and humanitarian action.

In response to our partners' needs along with our insights, we:

Conduct cutting-edge research on a blend of new and existing data sources
Generate data products and tools to identify solutions
Connect data innovators from across the region and scale our collective impact

Using datasets drawn from mobile communications, remote sensing, social media, among others, we have generated insights for policy and practice on topics ranging from fuel subsidies to natural disaster.


Across our research projects, many of which are delivered alongside our partners, we rely on the expertise of our team of data scientists, data engineers, statisticians, policy specialists and ethnographers.

Kiana Puti Aisha
Communication Assistant
Dikara Alkarisya
Research Assistant
Maesy Angelina
Social Systems Lead
Vitasari Anggraeni
Fintech Challenge Fund Coordinator
Awan Diga Aristo
Project Coordinator
Daniel Oscar Baskoro
Innovation Project Assistant
Dwayne Carruthers
Communication Officer
Visi Nandina Dikara
Interaction Designer
Mellyana Frederika
Urban and Regional Dynamics Lead
Angga Gumilar
Project Assistant for Government Coordination
Mahdan Ahmad Fauzi Al Hasan
Front-end Programmer
Hendrik Hendrik
Full Stack Engineer
George Hodge
Programme Specialist
Rajius Idzalika
Junior Data Scientist
Muhammad Rizal Khaefi
Junior Data Scientist
Peter Komalavong
Communication Associate
Alfian Maulana Latief
Visual Designer
Anthony Mockler
Junior Data Engineer
Pamungkas Jutta Prahara
Junior Data Scientist
Lia Sparingga Purnamasari
Research Assistant
Diastika Rahwidiati
Deputy Head of Office
Muhammad Rheza
Full Stack Engineer
Kunch Ringrod
Junior Data Engineer
Yulistina Riyadi
Research Associate
Verena Riyaningsih
Administrative Associate
Rico Setiawan
Research Assistant
Aaron Situmorang
Research Coordinator
Rio Susanto
Office Assistant
Derval Usher
Head of Office
Atik Widyastuti
Administrative Associate
Anissa Zahara
Data Engineer

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