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Hi Gorgeous People!

I’m Jennie M. Xue, a serial startup founder in Silicon Valley and Sacramento, California. In my past incarnations, I was a best-selling book and ebook author, a technical writer, a UX writer, and a college professor. From time to time, I also stay in the warm and humid Jakarta, Indonesia.

If you’re curious about my American experiences as a Silicon Valley nerdy resident, check my other bio site Also, refer to my Interview pages for my accomplishments in the USA and Indonesia.

Selected interviews:

Here are two radio interviews with VOA (Voice of America) on my activism in USA:

Part 1

Part 2

From 1998 to 2008, I was involved in human rights activism in educating the public on May 1998 Tragedy in Indonesia. From 2008 to 2012, I was involved in housing activism in California due to the mortgage tsunami.

In Indonesia, I was known for my decade-long Kontan Daily column “Siasat Bisnis” and Forbes Indonesia column “Global Viewpoint.” Yes, I’m entirely bilingual in English and Indonesian.

BUTTON mag logosAs an accomplished author, I have published 3,000+ articles in English and Indonesian worldwide for publications like Forbes, Fortune, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, The Jakarta Post, The Jakarta Globe, Common Ground News, MediaBistro, and inserts to The Washington Post, New York Daily, Chicago Tribune, and many others. I also published 100 print and electronic books (e-books) in both English and Indonesian.

I graduated with an LLB from the University of Indonesia (graduated among the best and the fastest –7 semester completion–in the graduating year) and MSc in Education from California State University (with 3.98 GPA). I also hold American Studies and Technical Writing certificates from the University of California at Berkeley and Project Management from University of California Irvine. I taught approximately 50 Essay and Paper Writing classes at Western Governors University (2004-2008).

For my unique views on business, activism, and worldview, I was interviewed by these media:

  • USA: Voice of America, The Independent (Daly City, San Bruno, South San Francisco, San Mateo and the rest of Peninsula), SFGate, Tracy PressThe Record (San Joaquin), KCRA-TV, Entrepreneur, Home Business, Sun Sentinel (Florida), etc.
  • Indonesia: The Jakarta Globe, Femina, Dewi, Intisari, Kartini, Tabloid Nyata, Luar Biasa, Chic, Nova, Jaring News, Bisnis Kita,, etc.
  • Switzerland: Swiss Public Radio
  • Singapore: Radio Singapore International, MDIS



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