Budi Putra (born September 12, 1972 ) is a technology journalist based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Prior to joining Yahoo! as Country Editor for Indonesia in October 2009, he was working as editor for Koran Tempo Daily and Tempo Interactive. After resigned from Tempo on March 2007, Budi writes tech posts for SlashPhone and runs a Jakarta-based Asia Blogging Network. Budi Putra was also a staff writer for English-language CNET Asia and the Jakarta Post. Budi has written four books on technology in Indonesian. Born in Payakumbuh, West Sumatra of the Minangkabau land, Budi graduated with a BA in History from Andalas University in Padang, West Sumatra and earned a master degree in the Communications Management at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta
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