Board of Directors


Bharat Alva


Mr. Bharat Alva has served as Director of Information Technology since May 2019. His passion is to ensure each Telkomsel customer has the best digital experience by leveraging the best in technology also to attract and nurture the best digital talent in Indonesia.

He has over 30 years of leadership experience with leading global ICT technology solutions/service providers in Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand, India, and the USA. In his various senior leadership roles, he has focused on strategy, innovation, transformation, and seeking results that reflect business growth. Many of the products and services developed under his leadership have been recognized with industry awards for innovation and mobile solutions.

As Director of IT at Telkomsel, Bharat is actively driving the Digital Transformation for Telkomsel, in addition to being responsible for all aspects of IT.

Before joining Telkomsel, Bharat was Chief Information Officer at Optus Australia and responsible for all IT services in Australia. He also held various senior regional roles within the Singtel Group, including Vice President of Online and Enterprise Technologies, Head of Wireless Services, and General Manager of Advertising and Finance. He was responsible for leading strategic transformation programs in the areas of digitization, business support systems, business intelligence, analytics, automation, as well as value-added services.

He holds an Engineering Degree in Computer Technology from Pune University and has attended various global executive management programs.