Ivan Idris was born in Bulgaria from Indonesian parents. He moved to the Netherlands and graduated from university with a degree in Experimental Physics.
His graduation thesis had a strong emphasis on Applied Computer Science. After graduating, he worked for several companies as a Java Developer, Data Warehouse Developer, and QA Analyst.
His main professional interests are Business Intelligence, big data, and cloud computing. He enjoys writing clean, testable code and interesting technical articles. He is the author of NumPy Beginner’s Guide, NumPy Cookbook, and Learning NumPy.