Risvan Dirza, was born on August 16, 1987 in Binjai, North Sumatera, Indonesia. Dirza is not his family name. Originally, both of his parents came from Minang tribes. A moslem but not a terrorist. To be honest, he has clan name : Selayan, but it is not written formally. An Indonesian but not a coruptor. He is just a normal citizens of the world who loves to see the world’s smile =).
Currently, he is part of project department in PT. Pertamina Hulu Energi Offshore North West Java (PHE-ONWJ). Meanwhile, he has been struggling in Procurement Business (Sodium Sulphate etc), Property, Indonesian Batiks Production and Distribution (nationwide and worldwide) called Mabroer International and several early e-commerce businesses for about one and half year.
Previously, he was working for Rocket Internet International in market expansion mission in South East Asia Region, specifically Zalora Indonesia as Business Development Manager then founded Supply Chain Management Solution Department where he took part as the manager. He served Rocket for around one year.
In the beginning of his career, he was working at a “you’re-not-allowed-to-publish-the-name-due-to-unsecure-outsider-attack-company” as Instrumentation and Control Engineer (I&C Engineer). It operates in Oil and Gas sector.
He was Participating in YSEP (Young Scientist Exchange Program) conducted by Tokyo Institute of Technology and work on research. Being part of Fujita Laboratory (Control and System Laboratory). His research topic is including Coverage Control, Cooperative Control, Distributed Control and Energy Balancing in specific configuration.
At the same time his status was a student of electrical engineering department, in School of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB). Indonesia. Plan of Study : Control Engineering. [Attended 2006].
Back from Japan, He joined Autonomous Vehicles Research Group (AVRG) in Electrical Engineering Department to finish his final project and conducting several independent researches related to his research interest plus developing some image processing algorithms.
In February 2011, he start working as I&C Engineer in a O&G Company. Later, In April 9th, 2011, He received his Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering (focus on Control Engineering) with honours.
Basically, He has interest in control system, management and industrial engineering, human psychology and investing.
Having a lot of passion in many field, but less likely conveyed (since deciding to focus on his study-2006) such classical guitar, sketch, photography, poetry, traveling, and trying something new.
His childhoold was spent in Medan and Binjai. Pertiwi Kindergarten (Medan) was his first formal education. Finishing his elementary school in SDN 020257 Binjai. Eventhough, practically he had gone to various elementary school such as SD Pertiwi 3 Padang, SD Unggulan Kota Binjai, and SDN (forgot the name) Medan. Junior High School and Senior High School in sequence are SLTPN 1 Binjai dan SMAN 1 Binjai. He was participating AFS (American Field Service) Bina Antar Budaya Program to experience Holland for one year. Being a student of Edison College and RSG Slingerbos in The Netherland. He stayed in Franks Lammerts van Beuren and Yvonne Eller family.
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