Wishnutama Kusubandio is one of the founding members of television station NET (News and Entertainment Television). He studied communications at several colleges in Boston and began his career as a production assistant for New England cable news in the United States, where he later became assistant director of on air promotion at WHDH-TV, Boston. He returned to Indonesia and worked at several television stations such as, Indosiar and TransTV, and has made many television programs including, Extravaganza and Patroli. Wishnutama has received many awards over the past years including the Asian Television Award and Panasonic Awards. He was awarded as Best CEO in Indonesia on 2010 by SWA Magazine.