Metta Murdaya was born in Jakarta, Indonesia and currently she resides between New York City and Jakarta. Metta graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a double Bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science and Architecture, and received her MBA from NYU Stern School of Business
In 2006, Metta founded and still currently runs a skincare company in New York called JUARA Skincare, based on the Indonesian herbal traditions, with offices in New York and Jakarta. In 2012, she joined her family business based in Indonesia, (PT. CCM – a privately owned diversified conglomerate in industries including property development, construction, IT, natural resources, and consumer goods.)
Metta is an active member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) and a chairman of the board for the South East Asian Leadership Academy (SEALA) Program. She is a Board Member of Solve Education, a non-profit education technology company. She is also a mentor for Endeavor working with fast-growth entrepreneurs. She is also a certified Acro Yoga instructor.