Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman of Daffodil Family, has been appointed as High Commissioner for Bangladesh. High Commissioner Khan represents Bangladesh in the Global Innovation and Technology Leaders Committee of the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum.
Mr Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman of the Daffodil Family has involved himself with numerous challenges during his attachment as the President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, President of the Bangladesh Computer Samity, Member of Prime Minister’s ICT Task Force, etc. He has made great contributions to the establishment of such entities as the ICT Ministry, IT Incubator, and BCS Computer City. The Bangladesh government has awarded Mr Khan the status of ‘Commercially Important Person’ for his role. Mr Khan is the Chairman of the Global Trade Committee and Director of the World IT and Services Alliances, the world’s largest IT organization. During the year 2013, Mr Khan initiated a project to create 2,000 new entrepreneurs. He has written and published several books, including Uddokta Unnoyon Nirdeshika (Bengali), Art of Living, A Journey Towards Entrepreneurship and Employability 360°. To develop a self-employed generation, he aims to create more job opportunities; his initiatives to promote entrepreneurship include business incubators, start-ups, venture capitals, a department of Entrepreneurship at the university level. His commitment to development in the field of business, entrepreneurship, leadership and human resources development has led to appointments as Visiting Professor at numerous universities in such countries as Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Kyrgyzstan, and so on. He has received honorary professorships from Adam University in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and Issyk-Kul State University in Karakol, Kyrgyzstan; and he holds honorary doctorates from two Kyrgyz universities: Ala-Too International University in Bishkek and Naryn State University in Naryn. In recognition of his contributions, Mr Khan has received many national and international awards. He established the Daffodil Foundation for underprivileged people.
Golam Monowar Kamal, Managing Director and partner of Bangladesh Venture Capital Limited (BVCL), has been appointed as Senator to the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum. Senator Kamal represents Bangladesh in the Global Investors Committee of the Grand Assembly.
Golam Monowar Kamal is the Managing Director and partner of Bangladesh Venture Capital Limited (BVCL). He has diverse professional experience in during his 27 years of carrier and business experience. He worked in several Internationally development institutions in Asia, Africa and North America. During his carrier he leads several Information and knowledge units of UN-Habitat, UNDP, UNOCHA, WWF and IUCN in 14 countries in various leading positions implement a range of large information management initiatives, development funding initiatives. He has extensively traveled more than 80 countries around the world. Prior to join United Nations, he managed several key resource planning and management projects in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sudan, Nigeria, Libya and Bangladesh. In 1999, he was awarded as International-fellow by WWF-US in Washington-DC. He is also founder of several Non-profit organization and an Angel Investor. Since 2015, he is also acting as the Director of Innovation Hub & Daffodil Business Incubator of Daffodil International University, Dhaka Bangladesh. Golam Monowar Kamal