A Joint Programme of Friedrich Schiller University and the Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena
Eko Agus Prasetio


E-mail: eko.prasetio@uni-jena.de
Address: Bachstraße 18, 07743 Jena, Room No. 203/203A\\ Phone: +49 (0) 3641-943274

Research Interest: Technological Acceptance and Diffusion of Disruptive Innovation, Cloud Computing as Disruptive Innovation


Friedrich-Schiller-Universität - Jena, Germany
PhD Student
DAAD Regular Scholarship Holder

Nyenrode Business Universiteit - Breukelen, The Netherlands
Master of Business Administration
Winner of Cedo-Nulli Scholarship for Indonesian Talent

Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University – Chicago, USA
Executive Marketing Module MBA Program

Bandung Institute of Technology – Bandung, Indonesia
Bachelor in Engineering Physics


Faculty Member of School of Business and Management, Institute of Technology Bandung (SBM-ITB), Indonesia

  • Member of Entrepreneurship and Technology Management (ETM) Group, teaching Knowledge Management and Innovation, Management of Technology, and Entrepreneurship and Business Management.
  • Member of Centre of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CIEL) Group
  • Chief coordinator of the 10th Triple Helix International Conference’s organizing committee, held in Bandung, August 8-10, 2012.

Innovation Consultant at Wavin Technology and Innovation B.V., Netherlands

  • Developing newness, complexity and risk map scoring system to match innovation ideas with its context in the effort of preventing company trapped into “one-size-fits-all” approach.
  • Formulating new innovation workflow to improve market/customer orientation in innovation and new product development process.
  • Recommending Outcome Driven Innovation (ODI) as a methodology to uncover unmet customer needs and identify business opportunities.

MBA Graduation Project Thesis at Wavin, N.V., Netherlands with title: “Build a Solid Upfront Stage in New Product Development: Composite Manifold Case in Wavin N.V., Netherlands”.
The thesis is about improving product innovation performance in Wavin B.V. in the following aspects:

  • Proper understanding of market situation and customer needs in an early phase to support new product definition and setting of commercial targets.
  • Effectiveness of the product introduction process in view of achieving targeted or better commercial success.

Head of Research and Development at PT. Indoneptune Net Mfg. Co., Indonesia

  • Led and managed projects on new product development including: national scale project of set net - an eco-friendly and fuel-save fishing net, assembly net for Russian and Japan market, fast-mounting fishing net for French market, and abalone aquaculture net for Australian market.
  • Involved in decision making for increasing manufacturing capacity and buying new machines /production facilities, in terms of conducting analysis, calculation and making recommendation.
  • Coordinated a team with 30 more people.
  • Led team for testing and controlling the quality of fishing net products.
  • Became a liaison between Japan Headquarter and Indonesian factory in technical development.
  • Became member of steering committee for ISO 9001:2000 implementation

Production Planning and Inventory Control Supervisor at PT. Indoneptune Net Mfg. Co., Indonesia

  • Successfully reduced Goods in Process Inventory for cost-efficiency
  • Successfully improved the critical product-weight estimation system for accurate production planning
  • Selected to attend the Management Development Program for 1 year in Ako, Japan

Research and Publication

  1. Paper: “Identifying Hidden Customers Needs for Developing Disruptive Innovation” is presented at and published in the proceeding of 15th International Business Research Conference (IBRC), Sydney, Australia, November 21-23, 2011
  2. Paper: “Match the New Product Development Project with its Context”, is published in Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 11 No. 1, 2012 pp. 28-41, Jurnal Management Teknologi, SBM-ITB.
  3. Paper: “Investigating Firm’s Acceptance of Cloud Computing as Disruptive Information System: a Conceptual Model”, is presented at and published in the proceeding of 14th International Schumpeter Society (ISS) Conference at Brisbane, Australia, July 2-5, 2012
  4. Paper: “Triple Helix in Disaster Management: Case Study of Strategic Environmental Assessment Implementation for Government Office Relocation Planning of Padang City, Indonesia”, is presented at the 10th Triple Helix International Conference in Bandung, Indonesia, August 8-10, 2012 and is published in Elsevier Procedia Social and Behavioral Science (S+BS) indexed by Scopus.
  5. Paper: “Moderating Effect of Cluster on Firm’s Innovation Capability and Business Performance: A Conceptual Framework.”, is presented at the International Congress on Interdisciplinary Business and Social Science 2012 (ICIBSoS 2012), December 2012, and published in Elsevier Procedia Social and Behavioral Science (S+BS).

Language Proficiency

  • Bahasa Indonesia (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • Japanese (fluent)
  • Dutch (intermediate)
  • German (intermediate)