Avin Pokardas

Based in Jakarta, Indonesia / Singapore


Avin Pokardas is a serial entrepreneur based out of Jakarta, Indonesia with operations around South East Asia.  Having sold his first startup in 2015 to a large Indonesian conglomerate, Avin went on to start multiple customer-centric service agencies and invest in multiple startups.  He is currently the Founder of Idealights – Digital Marketing Agency; Founder of The Blank Pad – Copywriting and Storytelling Agency, Partner at Innergia Labs – Retail Data Analytics SaaS and Co-Founder of Runway Travel Services – Frequent Flier Points Exchange.  Specialised in the areas of Management and Business Consulting, Business Strategy, Digital Marketing and Sales, Avin uses Design Thinking and Service Design to take his companies, management team and clients’ businesses to the next level.

During the early part of his career, Avin was a management consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Wellington Capital Advisory, focusing on the TMT (Telco, Media and Telecommunications) sectors in South East Asia.  Avin is also on the board for the Indonesian Chapter of Entrepreneurs Organization, a global organization of over 14,000+ members.  His focus is on building the Accelerator Program, to support budding entrepreneurs on their journey to build million-dollar businesses.

Avin is also an avid traveler, networker and watch collector.

Areas of expertise:

  • Management Consulting
  • Business Development
  • B2C and B2B Sales Development
  • Digital Marketing
  • Strategic Consulting
  • Business Strategy
  • Market Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Service Design


  • Bachelors in Finance and Management