The Founder

Shams jaber

Shams Jaber is a tech entrepreneur, an educator whose lifelong mission is to gamify the education system. He is the founder of The Tech Academy, a Global Shaper at World Economic Forum, and the chief mentor of Team Bangladesh, winners of FGC 2020 (Olympics of Robotics). Shams Jaber founded The Tech Academy in 2013 which is known as the first institute in Bangladesh to teach robotics institutionally to school children. He joined the Global Shapers Dhaka Hub in the year 2014 and has been involved in many social innovation projects through the hub. He’s been managing and mentoring Team Bangladesh in FIRST Global Challenge since 2017 and the team has achieved 7th ranking in FGC 2019 in Dubai out of 189 countries and in FGC 2020, Team Bangladesh became the world champions out of 174 participating countries.

What if your classrom felt like a video game or a sports match? Children are not excited to wake up in the morning to go to school. I'd like to see them be excited about school and learning.

Shams Jaber, CEO & Founder of The Tech Academy

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