Personal profile

Supervision interests

PhD Supervision

Harriman has employed a diverse range of methodologies, including qualitative case research, structural equation models, machine learning, and natural language processing in his research experience. Harriman, at the moment, is open to co-supervising PhD candidates, focusing on:

  1. B2B service interactions, exploring through qualitative or survey research employing structural equation models
  2. Innovation and marketing in creative industries, with a keen interest in the music industry, though open to other sectors

Prospective PhD candidates should provide:

  1. A statement of interest in pursuing a PhD and reasoning for Dr. Harriman being an ideal co-supervisor (and who is the main Supervisor)
  2. A 5-10 pages proposal of the PhD project
  3. A CV detailing academic publications
  4. Information on the source of funding for the PhD
  5. English proficiency test scores (e.g., IELTS/TOEFL)


Dr. Harriman is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and an award-winning Educator, currently serving at Monash University's Masters of Business Innovation program. A Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Cornell University (US), he deepened his expertise and pedagogical skills by engaging with executive education at renowned institutions, including a specialization in Applied Data Science from Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Dean’s Award for the Industry and Community Education Program from Monash Business School (Australia). His notable achievements include being a finalist in the Generative AI x Assessment category at Monash TransformEd (Malaysia), demonstrating significant impact in the integration of generative AI into higher education and learning. 

His skills in innovative problem-solving are evidenced by his Certified Design Thinking Practitioner title from IBM. Before joining Monash, Harriman served as a Training Analyst at the China National Offshore Oil Corporation, diving deep into the energy sector. His leadership in executive education excelled at Prasetiya Mulya Business School, where he headed the Executive MBA program and served as Associate Consultant in the Executive Learning Institute. He has also had the honor of coaching the Indonesian team, guiding them to become finalists in the prestigious HSBC/HKU (Hong Kong) Business Case Competition on the global stage.

Harriman's global contributions are seen in partnerships with top organizations, including the Australia Indonesia Business Council, Alliance for Digital Health at Monash, Monash School of Pharmacy, and Monash Business School. As a committee member for the Australia Awards and the Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education, he plays a pivotal role in Indonesia's talent development. Additionally, Harriman is affiliated with the Monash Data Futures Institute. 

His publications have employed a diverse range of methodologies, including structural equation models, machine learning, and natural language processing. With a rich portfolio of executive education and scholarly rigour, Harriman has left a mark not only in Indonesia but globally. His credentials position him as an unparalleled choice for spearheading corporate development programs, ensuring transformative experiences for business innovation in Indonesia.

Monash teaching commitment

  1. MKI5955 Theory and Practices of Innovative Marketing
  2. ADI5111 Design Thinking for Business
  3. MKI5123 Entrepreneurial Innovation

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Research area keywords

  • B2B
  • Marketing
  • Service Inclusion
  • Creative Industries
  • Music Business