Arisman graduated from Faculty Economics University of Indonesia for Master in Public Policy. He has 10 years experience in education sectors and training center industry including 5 years held position as Director for International Program Faculty Economics The State Islamic University (UIN) Jakarta, Deputy Director for International Office UIN Jakarta for 3 years, and Acting Director for International Program at Faculty Social and Political Sciences UIN Jakarta for 2 years. In 2007 he got a scholarship from AUSAID for fellowship program (endeavour award scholarship) at University of Western Sydney for 4 months.
Teaching and research supervision positions in universities in Indonesia including The State Islamic University, University of Indonesia, University Paramadina, and University of Indonusa Esa Unggul, and foreign university such as Prince Songkhla University, Thailand, University of Western Sydney, Australia, and The Northern University of Malaysia.
Visiting Fellow at ASEAN Focus Group (Strategic Advisory Consultant), Sydney, Australia and National Board for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award International Association for Indonesia Chapter.
Consultant for Intel Corp and Microsoft for program Partner in Learning(PIL) to improve the quality of teacher in Indonesia through ICT Skills. Senior Researcher for KPPOD (Komite Pemantau pelaksanaan Otonomi Daerah) in Indonesia, review the implementation of regional autonomy in Indonesia and Editor for several books and writing an articles in Journal and National Magazine.