My name is (Asep) Mochamad Hadiyana. I was born and grew up in Bandung, Tanah Sunda (or West Java Province), Indonesia. I went to SD Negeri Garuda 1 Bandung (elementary school) for six years, SMP Negeri 25 Bandung (junior high school) for three years, and SMA Negeri 4 Bandung (senior high school) for three years. In 1993, I obtained a bachelor degree (Insinyur) with a major in engineering physics from the Department of Engineering Physics, Faculty of Industrial Technology, Bandung Institute of Technology.
I worked for Planning Bureau of the Ministry of Tourism, Post and Telecommunications (MTPT) of Republic of Indonesia from 1993 to 1997. The main function of the Planning Bureau of MTPT was to plan routine and development programs of tourism, post and telecommunications. I was involved in planning routine program of telecommunications mainly in setting telephone tariff.
During that time, I attended several courses on telecommunication in Indonesia and abroad.
As of May 1997, I attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, majoring in management of technology. On December 17, 1998, I got a master degree from School of Engineering of Vanderbilt University,
February 2000, I worked for the Directorate General of Post and
Telecommunications. Now I am in charge of standardization Cooperation.