Dr. -Ing. Ilham Akbar Habibie, MBA is a prominent figure in the technology and engineering industries of Indonesia. He is the Chief Executive of the National ICT Council (WANTIKNAS) and the Agency for Research and Technology of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN). He also sits on the advisory board of the Indonesia Economic Forum.
As the Chief Executive of the National ICT Council, Dr. Habibie is responsible for driving the development and implementation of Indonesia’s national ICT policy, with a focus on increasing access to technology and digital services for all Indonesians. He is a key advocate for innovation and entrepreneurship in the country, and has been involved in numerous initiatives to promote the growth of Indonesia’s technology and engineering industries.
Dr. Habibie holds a doctorate in aerospace engineering from the Technical University of Munich in Germany and an MBA from the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. He has extensive experience in the technology and engineering sectors, having served as the founder and CEO of PT. Ilthabi Rekatama, a company that provides technology solutions for a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, and transportation. He has also served as a director at several prominent Indonesian companies, including Garuda Indonesia and Indosat.
Dr. Habibie is a respected leader in the Indonesian technology and engineering sectors, known for his expertise, innovation, and commitment to driving positive change in the country. His experience and leadership make him a key player in Indonesia’s digital transformation and innovation agenda.