Michael Riady

Michael Riady

Based in Los Angeles, Michael Riady is the founder of DXS Advisory Group, a boutique strategic advisory firm with a focus in bridging the east and west for established and high-growth international companies of various industries, stages and needs. Riady’s direct access (DXS) and business experience provides deep value for clients seeking to navigate the complexity of business and government in the era of globalization.

Prior to this, Riady sourced and advised OUE Limited, one of Singapore’s largest property firms, to acquire the iconic, 1.4 million square feet U.S. Bank Tower in Downtown Los Angeles, in a US$367.5 million ($256 PSF) deal during the US financial crisis.

Riady started his career with PT. Lippo Karawaci, Tbk, Indonesia’s largest real estate company. Riady was promoted to Vice Chairman and CEO of South East Asia’s largest shopping mall owner (65 plus operating malls, 35 pipeline) - Lippo Malls Indonesia - and CEO of Mixed-Use Developments Unit (20 million square feet). Riady’s experience includes acquisition, design, construction, finance, leasing, sales, property management, and investor relations.

Riady received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University, Fullerton, and graduated from the UCLA-NUS Executive MBA program with an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and an MBA from the National University of Singapore.

Riady is a board member of the Asia Society Southern California, UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate and UCLA Center of Global Management, and has previously spoken on Forbes, CNBC and International Council of Shopping Centers. Riady is an Advisor to OUE Limited, Singapore.