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Profile Ririek Adriansyah: Raising Telkom’s’ flag in the international arena

  • T. Hidayat

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sat, January 21 2012   /  02:27 pm

It seems that Ririek Adriansyah is inseparable from the telecommunications industry as more than half of his life has been linked to this prime industry. “From my days at university until today I have always been close to the telecommunications world,” said the graduate of electrical engineering.

Born in Yogyakarta on Sept. 2, 1963 his entire career has been involved in the telecommunication industry. He joined PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom) in 1989. He was initially given the responsibility of handling matters connected with satellites in the state-owned corporation. Ririek also had the opportunity to expand his knowledge in telecommunications at UCLA, United States. “After graduating from UCLA I worked at the representative office of Telkom in the United States for the preparation of Palapa B4 satellite,” said Ririek.

Back here Ririek was again involved hand...