My name is Danny Chrisnanto Koordi. I am Indonesian but was born and have lived in Singapore all my life. In 2016, I graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BBA majoring in Finance, and a second major in Philosophy.
Currently I am an audit associate with KPMG where I look at a company from their financial health, and deal with excel sheets on a daily basis.
When I’m not drowning myself in numbers, I try to produce content that will present Singapore’s nuanced economic perspectives. The reason for this is two-fold. Firstly, the podcast market in Singapore is scarce in listeners and producers. By being a producer I hope to add to the mix, and hopefully many others will follow to share Singaporean stories. Secondly, creating content allows me to build up certain entrepreneurial skills for the future; creating a product, tweaking it, collecting feedback, developing a brand, maintaining an audience, etc, etc. I believe that in this day and age, one needs to be an entrepreneur in order to attain financial independence. This project is hopefully the first step towards something bigger and better.
For the politically inclined, I am of the libertarian position. This position holds the rights and freedoms of the individual as paramount, and that in an ideal world, the state’s role should be minimal and limited to allow for maximum human flourishing. Throughout the episodes you will hear this position being represented, but I will do my best to present as balanced a view as I possibly can.
Finally, while I recognize that scaling and competing in the Singaporean podcast market will take tremendous effort, I am grateful for each and every listener that builds the listener base and the brand; I can only hope that you can find value in what I have to offer.
In July 2018, I’ve set up a local community of podcasters called Podcast SG, which you can find and request membership here. This is a place for producers to network, share ideas, seek collaboration, and so on. We have arranged several meetups so far, and will look to continue doing so for the foreseeable future. If you are a listener and curious about the different content being produced in the local scene, this is the place for you. If you are a budding podcaster in Singapore and wish to connect with others in the industry, please reach out, you’re not alone.