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Andri Yadi is a developer, entrepreneur, influencer, and educator in the IT industry, especially in the mobile apps field.
As a developer, he has been developing in many well-known programming languages for the past 16 years. Since iOS SDK was first released in 2008, he's one of the early adopters in developing iOS apps with iOS SDK and Objective-C. He has developed more than 50 web and desktop apps and 10 iOS apps. He's the creator of a well-known iOS app in Indonesia, Movreak that is a social app for movies and the cinema.
As an entrepreneur, he has founded four software companies since 2003. The more recent one is PT. Dycode Cominfotech Development (DyCode), where he has been putting all his heart, time, thoughts, and passion for the last 6 years.
As an influencer, he has been actively influencing the mobile apps industry as well as the startup and developer community in Indonesia. He co-founded four developer communities; one of them is the ID-Objective-C community, Indonesia's first and biggest iOS developer community, where he also serves as the President. For his technical expertise and community influence, he has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for 6 years in a row. He occasionally shares his thoughts on his blog http://andriyadi.me.
As an educator, he has delivered more than 100 discussions and training about software development and entrepreneurship. Lately, he's been actively talking about Microsoft Windows Azure and iOS app development, and also delivering regular iOS app development training.
He's majoring in Physics from the famous Institute of Technology, Bandung (ITB), yet, he's been spending more than half of his life in the IT field. He lives in Bandung, Indonesia, with his two dogs, Cocoa and Kinect, and hopefully, will soon be joined by his soon-to-be wife, Gina.