Dr (HC) Jonathan L. Parapak, M.Eng.Sc, born in Rantepao, Tana Toraja,
King of Gowa-16, crowned in 1653South Sulawesi, July 12, 1942, it is a graduate of the University of Tasmania, Australia. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate degree from Ouachita Baptist University. He also has extensive experience in the world
See Figures List of Employersbusiness and services the government bureaucracy. Has served as President, CEO, PT Indosat, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Tourism, Post, Telecommunication, a member of the National Research Council. Then, be Charman / Chairman of several companies in the LIPPO-AcrossAsia Multimedia (Indonesia - since 2000) and devote themselves in Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH) since 2001. Five years later, in 2006, he was asked to become President and Rector of UPH.
Since the beginning of Jonathan Parapak realize that advances in information technology not only facilitate communication and expedite dissemination of information, but also have strategic value economically and politically. Smooth communication and information is no longer limited by geographical factors, have a great contribution in unifying the nation. Vision is what has motivated Parapak worked tirelessly to develop the world's information and telecommunications for the nation.
The core statement quoted from Dr. description. Prawiro in the preface to the book Learner & Waiters, who published Mahardika Institute Darma, in the framework of the 60th Anniversary of Jonathan Parapak, July 12, 2002.
Parapak himself considers it too raised her statement. Even when talking with
See List of Journalistsreporter Indonesian leaders, at his residence in Jakarta Jalan Teuku Umar 14, Saturday, September 14, 2002, he was not doing 'nothing' compared to the other so do not deserve the title of a prominent Indonesian figures. He also was not interested in her profile as displayed figure Indonesian People Online Encyclopedia. When in reality (real), in the eyes of many people, he has done much around technology, management, bureaucracy and human resources, especially in the development of telematics in Indonesia. So it is not surprising that many people want to learn from the experience of Jonathan Parapak.
He was a humble man. As related Prawiro, Jonathan Parapak is the ideal figure of a true intellectual as well as a strong professional workers. He was a learner as well as a waitress. He tried membelajarkan community, but do not lose interest in constantly learning. Eagerly, he is always open to new technologies. His work for more than ten years as President
See List of DirectorsDirector PT Indosat, recognized, not only by the people of Indonesia, but also by the world.
He has managed to prove its commitment as a learner and servant, both in his capacity as a professional manager in the corporate world, as well as the bureaucrats in government. Through various seminars and lectures he gave it try to shape the nation cadres and cadres Church and visionary aware that adopting a broader mission. Far from feeling nervous, he looked far into the future of modern Indonesian nation that has a broader horizon. It is not only in professional circles, but also for the wider community. Continued
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