After leaving Tempo, Budi Putra wandered through the blogging world trying to drum up interest in blogging among the wider community as a professional blogger and co-founder of the now defunct Asian Blogging Network. In 2009, he was recruited by Yahoo Southeast Asia to establish and lead its editorial efforts in Indonesia. Yahoo Indonesia’s media arm is now one of the most popular destinations in the country with Yahoo! OMG and Yahoo! News leading the way.

His appointment as the CEO of Jakarta Post Digital came as a surprise as he had been establishing relations between Viki and content publishers across the region especially in Indonesia. We will have an interview with Budi Putra tomorrow about his move back to the world of formal journalism and how The Jakarta Post’s digital arm will operate under someone who is a blogger at heart. adalah portal berita startup dan inovasi teknologi. Kamu bisa menjadi member komunitas startup dan inovasi, mengunduh laporan riset dan statistik seputar teknologi secara cuma-cuma, dan mengikuti berita startup Indonesia dan gadget terbaru.