Boan Sianipar is the Vice President of Business Development and Government Affairs at Advance.AI and Kredit Pintar, a global artificial intelligence (AI) and peer-to-peer lending startup that is on a mission to promote financial inclusion by enabling easy access to credit for unbanked and underbanked people across Southeast Asia. At Kredit Pintar, he oversees strategic partnerships, product development, and navigating the regulatory landscape. Growing up he moved between the United States and Indonesia multiple times, developing an interest in ASEAN and emerging markets. When he isn’t glued to a computer screen, he spends time exercising, reading any book he can get his hands on, and traveling to new places. He holds a BBA in Finance, Investment & Banking and Marketing from the University of Wisconsin, and an MBA from the Creighton University's Heider College of Business as well as an MS in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Creighton University Law School. He currently resides in Jakarta, Indonesia with his wife and son.