K M Hasan Ripon is a prominent figure in the field of career development and entrepreneurship in Bangladesh. Hasan Ripon is an example of expertise, serving as the Executive Director of Bangladesh Skill Development Institute (BSDI), the Managing Director of Global Entrepreneurship Network Bangladesh, and the Vice President of Start and Improve Your Business Foundation of Bangladesh.
Hasan Ripon has worked as a consultant for over 300 national and international organizations, accumulating a wide range of experiences. He has inspired over 100,000 youth and graduating students at Bangladesh’s 150+ public and private Universities, colleges and polytechnics, as well as over 20 international universities. As a skills activist and inspiring speaker, he has a social media following of over 3 million people.
Hasan Ripon is well-known in Bangladesh for his strategic abilities, having founded and sustained more than 30 organizations, educational establishments, and youth-led initiatives. With travel to 64 districts in Bangladesh and visits to 40 countries as an appreciated speaker and workshop facilitator, his impact transcends borders.
His professional development programs address topics such as communication, leadership, customer service, team building, negotiation, and problem solving, digital transformation, artificial intelligence and 4IR focused skills.
Hasan Ripon’s diverse experience includes roles as a President at JCI Bangladesh, Short-Term Consultant at the World Bank, Consultant for Industry 4.0 (HTS) at a2i, ICT Division (Government agencies), and Master Trainer & Industry Assessor (CBT&A) at ILO, CEO of Jobsbd.com, Principal at Daffodil polytechnic, adjunct Associate Professor and Employability Mentor at Daffodil International University and many more.
The Peace Award 2013 by JCI Bangladesh (Dhaka Central), the Education Leadership Award by IIT, Delhi, and the 2017 Inspiration Award as a Change Maker & Motivator have all decorated his path. Hasan Ripon’s story is one of passion, impact, and an uncompromising commitment to shaping Bangladesh’s future of work and skills.
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