Supertype is led by three-time software entrepreneur Samuel Chan, who also run Indonesia’s most acclaimed data science education center, providing training to more than 400 companies and institutions across Indonesia. He has built a Slack chatbot, a marketing technology SaaS, natural language AI toolkits, a counter-fraud software, and plenty of open source tools. In between building software teams, Samuel actively consult for companies in the mobile publishing and marketing analytics space, spending the last 11 years living in Singapore, China, Japan and Indonesia for his work with gumi Inc (TYO:3903), DianDian (600634:SH), goGame SEGA (TYO: 6460), Emtek (IDX: EMTK) and Adaro (IDX: ADRO).
Samuel is also an avid open source contributor, having ranked #1 in Indonesia on StackOverflow’s R and Python topics (top 2% worldwide) between 2017 and 2022 (98 badges, 1.5+ million reach), and receives certification from RStudio (2019), Microsoft (2018), MongoDB (2014), John Hopkins University via Coursera (2017), Stanford University Online via Coursera (2016), UC San Diego via Coursera (2019). He is a programming educator, and a regular guest lecturer in Singapore and Indonesia on the subject of machine learning, fraud detection, computer vision and software development.