Dr Jumain Appe

Director General for Innovation Enhancement

Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education Republic of Indonesia

Dr Jumain graduated in electrical engineering at Universitas Hasanuddin in 1985. He went on to graduate from Monash University in 1993 in digital communication, from Universitas Darul Ulum in 2002 where he studied economic development, and from Universitas Padjajaran in 2010 where he studied business management.

Dr Jumain was the Head of the Data and Information Center (BPPT) from 1993 – 1995, the head of the Planning Bureau (KORPRO) from 1998 – 2001, the Head of the Planning and Finance at RISTEKDIKTI until 2005, the Secretary at BPPT from 2005 – 2014 and the main commissioner at PT Inti Telekomunikasi Indonesia from 2006 – 2012.

He is now the current Director General Strengthening Innovation at the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education.