Farid Maruf directs Grameen Foundation's Indonesia’s work in social performance management, financial services, capital markets, and the development of inclusive business tools. He was previously a consultant and managed projects with USAID, AusAID, and the World Bank. He joined the international development sector in 2007, after a career in information and communications technology (ICT) spanning 25 years in the private sector, to leverage his knowledge and expertise on behalf of solutions for the poor. Farid has designed and managed ICT solutions for a wide variety of public and private sector organizations. His career in ICT includes operational positions as programmer, system analyst, project manager, CIO, and culminated in his role as strategic advisor to the board of a prominent telecommunications company in Jakarta. He has also managed projects outside of Indonesia, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and the U.S. He earned his BS degree in economics from University of Gadjah Mada and an MBA in Finance from National University.