Dr. Sikder was born in Barisal, Bangladesh. He has his Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. He also have a Masters degree in IT and a PhD in IT from The University Of Sydney, Australia. He studied in the University of California San Diego as a PhD student (EAP). He is the Founder & CEO of Sikder Institute (nonprofit for research & Training) and Bay Tax (An IT and Tax Consulting firm). He worked as a Scientist, a Software Engineer and a professor in various organization in New Zealand, Australia, Bangladesh and USA. He is currently pursuing his MBA degree at Lincoln University, Oakland, CA.