His Excellency Johnny Gerard Plate
Minister of Communication and Informatics at Indonesia


Johnny Gerard Plate was appointed as the Minister of Communications and Informatics of the Republic of Indonesia on 23 October 2019, as a part of the Onward Indonesia Cabinet under President Joko Widodo's Administration.

Previously, Johnny started his business in the early 1980s and later, together with his colleagues, he expanded into the world of aviation and became a Commissioner at Air Asia.

Prior to becoming the Minister of Communications and Informatics in the Onward Indonesia Cabinet for 2014-2019, Johnny was selected as a member of 11th Commission, House of Representatives of Indonesia.

Johnny graduated from the Catholic University of Atma Jaya, Jakarta.

Agenda Sessions

  • Future Role of Connectivity: Bridging the Digital Divide