Prof. Richardus Eko Indrajit (Head of PGRI Smart Learning and Character Center) was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, 24 January 1969. Graduated cum laude from Surabaya Institute of Technology as Computer Engineer in 1992 and received a full scholarship from Pertamina Oil Company to finish his study as Master of Applied Computer Science at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA. He is also a holder of Master of Business Administration from Leicester University, United Kingdom, Master of Communication from London School of Public Relations – Jakarta, and Master of Philosophy from Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands. His Doctor of Business Administration degree was from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (University of the City of Manila), the Philippines and the University of Information Technology and Management, Poland.
He started his business, management, and information technology practices in Price Waterhouse Indonesia as Senior Consultant before joining several prominent corporations such as Prosys Bangun Nusantara – Cap Gemini Consulting, Renaissance Indonesia, the Jakarta Consulting Group, Soedarpo Informatika Enterprise, and IndoConsult Utama. As an academician, he has been appointed as Chairman of Perbanas School of Information System and Technology, Research Director of Swiss-German University, and participated as active faculty members in several universities, which are: University of Indonesia, Atma Jaya Catholic University, Bina Nusantara University – Curtin University of Technology, Trisakti University – Edith Cowan University, and IPMI – Monash University. Currently, he is the President of the Association of Higher Learning Institution in Computing and Information Technology Studies. Leading more than 700 universities and 1,500 programs of studies all over the nation. He is also known as a President of International Association of Software Architect – Indonesian Chapter.
In government sector, he has been assigned as a special staff various institutions, such as Secretary-General of National Auditing Board, Department of Communication and Information Technology, National Defense Board (Lemhannas), National Narcotics Body, and Central Bank of Indonesia – before finally appointed as the first Chairman of ID-SIRTII (Indonesia Security Incidents Response Team on Internet Infrastructure). He is also a special advisory member to the Ministry of National Education (BSNP and DPT) and Ministry of Research and Technology (DRN).
He has been actively publishing more than 50 books and hundreds of national journals in the area of business, management, and information technology – most are coming from his experiences of practicing his knowledge and skills in different fields: banking and finance, telecommunication, manufacture, retail and distribution, aviation, oil and gas, transportation, education, healthcare, and other service-based industries. As a professor of computer science and information system from Asian Banking, Finance, and Informatics Institute Perbanas, daily he can be easily be reached through the following email firstname.lastname@example.org or handphone (62) 818-925926. Presently, he is assigned as a Rector of Pradita Institute, a university established by Summarecon Agung Group.