Tjok Agung is prince of Peliatan Palace, Peliatan Village, located directly next to Ubud. He studied for 4 years in Switzerland and received his college degree at the School of IMI Luzern (International Hotel Management Institute). While there he worked at several different hotels and restaurants. He has since opened up his own restaurant called Gula Bali in Padangtegal, Ubud. Cok Agung became interested in the vision and programs of the Bali Institute and encouraged his family to become early investors. He helped establish a separate Indonesian company called Bali Institute Productions PT that will provide event support in the future to the Bali Institute and other community-based programs in Indonesia. He and his family have been enormously generous with providing resources and access to his beautiful palace – and often provides private tours, special events and dialogues at his residence on behalf of Bali Institute.