Dr Ir. Ciputra is one of the most notable businessmen in Indonesia. He is the Founder and Chairman of Ciputra Group, a conglomerate with interests in large-scale property development, hospitality, and the arts. He is one of the richest people in Indonesia, with a net worth of approximately US$1.47 billion. Outside of his businesses, Ciputra is also a very prominent philanthropist, having set up several foundations for the improvement of the nation’s education, sports, and the arts.