Hary Tanoesoedibjo, or familiarly greeted HT, is a prominent figure in media industry in Indonesia. With Media Nusantara Citra (MNC) Group he is the taipan of the industry. He is the country’s 24th richest person of 2014 according to Forbes with assets worth USD 1.4 billion. Hary Tanoesoedibjo was born on 26 September in Surabaya, East Java. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (1988) and a Master of Business Administration from Ottawa University, Ottawa, Canada (1989). Hary Tanoesoedibjo is also active in politics chairing Indonesian Unity Party (Perindo). Hary Tanoesoedibjo is blessed with five children.