Md Sabur Khan
Chairman, Board of Trustees Daffodil International University (DIU), Bangladesh
A serial entrepreneur, Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman of Daffodil International University (DIU) and, Daffodil Education Network has involved himself with lot of initiatives whilst he President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, President of the Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS), Member of Prime Minister ICT Task Force, etc. He has great contributions to Establish ICT Ministry, IT Incubator, BCS Computer City (IDB), etc. Bangladesh government has awarded Md Sabur Khan, with the status of 'Commercially Important Person’ (CIP) for his role.
Md. Sabur Khan is the Chairman, Global Trade Committee and Director of World IT & Services Alliances (WITSA) -World’s highest IT organization. World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF), the largest Angel Investors forum designated him as the High-Commissioner of WBAF for Bangladesh. His commitment towards the development in the field of business, entrepreneurship, leadership and human resources development have attached him as Visiting Professor with lot of foreign universities from Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Kyrgyzstan, among others. He has been awarded Honorary Doctorate & Honorary Professorship from several universities. He has been invited to attend Convocation of many renowned foreign universities and delivered his speech as the Speaker of the Convocation at the 23rd Convocation of Pan pacific University, Philippines.
During the year 2013 Mr. Khan initiated a challenging project to create 2000 new entrepreneurs. Mr. Khan has written & published several books: “Handbook of Entrepreneurship Development”; “Uddokta Unnoyon Nirdeshika” (Entrepreneurship Development Guideline); “Art of Effective Living”; “A Journey towards Entrepreneurship” and “Uddokta Unnoyon O Bebsai Nirdeshona”. With a view to making a self-employed and self-dependable generation, he aims to creating more job opportunities; his innovative initiatives like: business incubator, start up, venture capital, department of Entrepreneurship in the university level, are notable to promote entrepreneurship.
For his contribution, Mr. Khan has achieved many awards nationally, and internationally. He established social welfare Institution naming ‘Daffodil Foundation’ for the well-being of under privileged people