1. Please explain about yourself and your role
Hello, my name is Agit Bambang Suswanto
(24) and I’m the founder and creative director of Amble.
2. How did you start building Amble?
I started building Amble when I was 19
years old. I didn’t have a money, but guess what? I had a big dream to have a
footwear company. I started produce 13 pairs of shoes and sell it on KASKUS.
Surprisingly, only in 3 days all the shoes was sold! For me, building Amble is
not only about to gain money, but passion.
3. What accomplishment are you most proud of?
In 2012 I was selected as a Top Ten
Finalist IYCE by British Council in creative and fashion field. In 2014 awarded
by SWA magazine as an Indonesia Youngster Inc. Entrepereneur Champion 2014. But
the most proud accomplishment that I have right now, AMBLE grow better and
bigger. I started this business from small, from nothing into something. Amble
have a solid team and we are so ready to work together to serve people more so
they can get satisfaction from us.
4. Is there any ups and down stories, but at
the end it turned out to be the most memorable part?
Of course, when we start building something
there is many obstacle and problem. But if we try and try and try, we can learn
from our problem and soon can get the solution to get the best results.
In the beginning I started Amble, I am the
one who picked up all the shoes to my home with my motorcycle. And can you just
imagine I pick up about 50-60 pairs shoes with motorcycle? Because I didn’t
have a car.
5. What’s your favorite part about your
business so far?
Working with passion, doing experiment with
shoes, meet new people from this creative industry, togetherness in Amble team
and of course, money haha….
6. What’s the biggest personal change you’ve
More discipline, patient, wise and
7. What was the last experience that made you
a stronger person?
When I use to pay my education cost when I was
in university because of my family economic situation. I do things harder than
other. I was trying to finish my study and also build Amble at the same time.
8. Who in your life has influenced you the
most? How did they do it?
My parents, especially my mother. She is really
though. I remember she always support me to do my business also finish my
study. There is a moment when she helped me to buy and pick up raw material for
shoes also the shoes itself by motorcycle. Driving motorcycle, she picked up
the shoes alone because I was sick and need a bedrest. She always serve me a
breakfast because I was too busy to study and doing my business. She always
waiting for me at home’til the middle of night because worry about me. That’s
why I called her “Supermom’.
9. What is some of your major goals in life?
Have a good wife and great family haha. Build
a good business and company with a good culture and good impact for better
Indonesia and also outside Indonesia. Doing some social activity from what I get
from my business.
10. 3 fashion items that you used everyday
Shoes, denim, and watch. Can I mention
more? My engagement ring also hahaha.
11. How many pairs of shoes do you currently
About 100, I don’t know exactly hahaha..
12. What is your favorite form of exercise?
Soccer and running.
13. If you could be any fictional character,
who would you choose? And why?
Iron man, I love robots and mechanical
14. What is one of your favorite quotes?
“People who do good even if the sustenance
has not arrived, but the disaster has been away from him, while those who do
evil, even though the disaster had not yet arrived, but the sustenance has been
away from him”.
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