I am a technologist currently working to run the engineering team at Shape Security.
I write blog posts and tweet fairly regularly. I do speak at developer events from time to time.
I have been involved with FOSS (free/open-source software) for quite some time. In the past, I contributed code to various high-profile projects such as WebKit, KDE, and Qt.
I studied engineering physics at the Institute of Technology Bandung (Indonesia). I pursued and obtained my doctorate degree (magna cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Paderborn (Germany). My name has been listed as the author/co-author of over 30 research papers in the field of fiber optic communication system.
I was born and raised in Indonesia. Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) is my mother tongue. I do have a full professional proficiency in English. I also enjoy conversational German.
My name is easily pronounced, the approximate phonetic is
To reach me, send e-mail to ariya.hidayat AT gmail.com.