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.

Dr. Sikder was the secretary of waikato ethnic council, Hamilton , New Zealand. He was the secretary of Campbelltown Bangla School, NSW, AUSTRALIA. He is a member of Bangladeshi American Democratic Coalition, Berkeley Democratic Club and IEEE.