Md Sabur Khan | Chairman, Daffodil International University and President
Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific

Md Sabur Khan, Chairman, Daffodil International University and President, Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific

Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, a distinguished entrepreneur and educationist, has markedly influenced Bangladesh's business and academic landscapes as Chairman of Daffodil International University (DIU) and the Daffodil Family. He has served in key positions within the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS), the Prime Minister's ICT Task Force, and the World IT & Services Alliances (WITSA), evidencing his profound impact on global IT standards. Initiating his entrepreneurial voyage with Daffodil Computers Ltd. in 1990, Dr. Khan not only pioneered the IT industry in Bangladesh but also led the company to become the nation's first publicly listed IT enterprise. His expansion into the Daffodil Family has fostered a synergy between education and business, providing comprehensive services ranging from IT solutions to educational development. Dr. Khan's excellence has been celebrated with numerous accolades, including the "Commercially Important Person" (CIP) status from the Government of Bangladesh, alongside a series of honorary Doctorates, D.Lit awards, and Professorships. As the Managing Director of Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Bangladesh and the President of the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) for 2023-24, he continues to spearhead entrepreneurship and educational innovation. His scholarly works and publications contribute to his stature as an academician, with a wide array of topics ranging from entrepreneurial development to educational strategies. These publications not only reflect his in-depth knowledge but also his desire to disseminate learning and foster discussion in the global community. His unwavering dedication to nurturing entrepreneurial talent and innovation has positioned him as an exemplar for future business leaders. Dr. Khan is committed to propelling Bangladesh to the forefront of global education, technology, and innovation, underscored by his advocacy for social responsibility and his instrumental role in the Daffodil Foundation. Contribute to society through Daffodil Institute of Social Science (DISS) and Daffodil Foundation. His multifaceted contributions and visionary leadership have solidified his standing as a catalyst for change and progress in society. For detail information, please visit the website


EDUtech Asia 2024 Conference Day 1 @ 17:05

Panel – Fostering cultural change and stakeholder buy-in for digital transformation

  • Encouraging open discussion among stakeholders to overcome resistance to change
  • Creating a positive and supportive environment that encourages innovation and experimentation
  • Capacity building and professional development to navigate change
last published: 05/Jun/24 08:15 GMT

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