Bambang Gunawan earned his MBA from IPMI in 1988. He obtained a Diploma in Travel Management in 1983, from the National Hotel and Tourism Institute, Bandung. He also attended the ABA’s National School of Bank Card Management at Oklahoma University in 1998. He facilitates courses in e-Business Management and Marketing- related areas. Bambang started his career in local companies which were mostly related to travel and tourism industries. After graduating from IPMI he joined the American Express-Travel Related Services, advancing through various positions in marketing and sales functions. His last position in American Express was Head of Corporate Card and Travel Management Services. He left American Express in 1977, after 9 years of services to join MasterCard International as the Country Manager for Indonesia. After leaving MasterCard in 2000, Bambang has been offering consulting services and training to various institutions in the area of sales and marketing management, and payment systems.