Entrepreneur, motivational speaker and the CEO of Andrie Wongso Motivation Industry. He founded the company Harvest, initially a card-greeting company that has since expanded into diverse fields such as toys, food, education, and film.
He was forced to finish school in grade six after the only Mandarin-speaking school in his area closed down. He therefore grew up working with his parents, making and selling cakes to different shops and markets. He then moved to Jakarta at 22 to work as a soap salesman.
He opened a martial arts academy in the 1970's, Hap Kun Do.
He and his wife Haryanti Lenny have three children, Vicky, Vendy and Valdy.
Bong Chandra is also an Indonesian motivational speaker.