Michael Ricky Sondak, usually called Michael. He joined the university since its conception in June 2006 at Tourism & Hotel Management Department. Now, he is joining at Tourism-Culinary Business as a full-time lecturer. Prior to joining Ciputra University, Michael was joined as an adjunct lecturer at private university in Surabaya.

Michael got his bachelor’s degree in Management (major in Hotel Management) from Petra Christian University, Indonesia and a master degree in Strategic Management from Widya Mandala University Surabaya, Indonesia.