Goutama Bachtiar Indonesia

IT Advisor, Consultant, Auditor and Investigator

Specialties: IT Governance, IT Assurance, Information Security, Enterprise Risk Management and IT Management.

Focuses: Fintech (Digital, Crypto Currency & Blockchain, ICO), Cyber Security & Resilience, Online Fraud Examination, Digital Forensics & Investigation, Information Privacy.

An enterprise technologist and budding entrepreneur with 19 years experience: 15 years in consulting and auditing altogether with 13 years in project management and solution development combined.

To date, he is an adviser to five organizations and serving as ISACA SME, Program Mentor, Editorial Journal Reviewer, PMI SME and Program Evaluator, plus SABSA, IASA and NIST NCCoE Working Group Member, Master Program Guest Lecturer for American and Indonesian universities (UTB, UIUC, UI, IPB, Binus, Trisakti and SGU).

As an auditor and consultant, he's conducted such services for 40+ companies. In PM sphere, he's co-managed multi-million dollar projects. International certifications under his belt are CGEIT, PMP, CISA, CHFI, ITIL-F, ASF, CCBA, Cloud+, CHITSP, CHITP, CWHH, CAPTD, CCSP, HWCP, ECC, MFF, HPCPs, BCIPs, BCPs and WPE.

He also has been delivering and hosting 250+ sessions with 8000+ attendees and 6000+ hours of training, lecture, conference, workshop, seminar across Indonesia and the globe for 70+ organizations.

Today he already crafts, reviews and edits 350+ articles, papers, manuscripts, cases and white paper on ICT, business, and management for 20+ media, blogs, journals, frameworks, and conferences notably for COBIT, PMBOK, SABSA, ITABoK, ZDNet Asia, SDA Asia, TechWireAsia, Forbes,, DetikINET.

On authorship hat, he writes 2 Body of Knowledge, 2 books, 30 courseware: ITABoK v2, v3 and ISO 31000 to name a few.

Been interviewed and quoted by BusinessWeek, CoinTelegraph, CNN Indonesia, Jakarta Post, Kompas, SWA, Liputan 6, Tech Cocktail, Routledge, SDA Asia, Detik, Marketing Magazine, Tempo, and KONTAN.


National Institute of Standards and Technology

National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Working Group 2015 - Present

For Cyber Security Framework (CSF) related activities.

Gerson Lehrman Group

Advisor, Council Member and ITDM Panel 2013 - Present

Provided advisory services on technology issues through in-person meetings, roundtable discussion, seminar, survey, presentation, report and phone-call.

Coleman Research Group

Advisor, Executive Forum 2013 - Present

Delivered consultancy and advisory services to clients on technology and internet industry knowledge and insights.


Adjunct Trainer and Workshop Lead for APAC 2014 - Present

Delivered IT Management training, courses and workshops for executives (online and in-person) in Asia Pacific region. The venture have 60 courses offered in 70 countries and trained 35,000 individuals from 1500 organizations spanned across 200 locations worldwide.
Courses: Project Management, Business Analysis, Business Case, PCI-DSS, Agile and Scrum.
Notable clients: Artajasa, Pfizer, Indosat, XL, BTPN, TetraPack, Mayapada, Bank Mandiri, BNI, Bank Danamon, Nutrifood, McDermott, ACE INA, Matahari Mall.

Project Management Institute International Chapter

Subject Matter Expert and Program Evaluator 2013 - Present

Elected and served as SME sitting in a panel of reviewers for Standard for OPM, Professional Award Program, Project Management Excellence Award Program, North America Global Congress and Virtual Congress. Member since 2010.

ISACA International Chapter

Subject Matter Expert, Working Group and Program Mentor 2013 - Present

Was elected and served as SME for COBIT 5 Configuration Management, COBIT 5 Enabling Information, COBIT 5 for Business Benefits Realization, Risk Scenarios with COBIT 5 for Risk as well as Big Data Privacy Risk and Control. In addition to that, selected and served as one of the mentors in the program initiated by ISACA’s Young Professionals Subcommittee and Working Group members in CSX Tools Development.


Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya

Undergraduate Program

Universitas Bina Nusantara (Binus)

Diploma Program


Certificate Program


Certificate Program


Certificate Program

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Specialization Courses in Accounting, Finance


Agile and Scrum

Learn the methodology that is taking the world by storm- get on the Agile pathway to success!

Conflict Management

Learn to eliminate conflicts and create a winning team that is self-driven and motivated!

reviews on our popular courses

Wahid Rosyidi Rahman Mr
The trainer was good and explained each case in detail. I also liked the way the session had a mix of theoretical and practical knowledge!

Attended Agile User Stories workshop in April 2019

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