OUR FOUNDER CHAIRPERSON
Late Shri Vinod Kumar Gomber
Harvard Business School, USA
A leader who had the vision and conviction that this dream can be achieved. He inspired the Strength and Energy in all of us.
Raffles University was founded by Late Shri Vinod Kumar Gomber, an alumni of Harvard Business School, a towering human being gifted with compassion and ethics , and the will to impart holistic , value based education, to the youth of this Nation and beyond. He led the EMAAR Group, Dubai , as the CEO of Worldwide Infrastructure Operations.
His message to the youth was :-
Be inspired, broaden your horizons,
aim for excellence and achieve all your dreams.
- Vinod Kumar Gomber
Shri Gomber created Raffles in the model of a ‘Gurukul’ with the aim of imparting holistic education, not only to enable ‘employability’, but to provide knowledge to a person to find his identity and the meaning and purpose in life. He was also a fervent believer in spiritual values with a desire to connect to nature and the community. The noble impulses within Shri Vinod Kumar Gomber were so assertive and awakened that in-spite of his elevated global status, he had the infinite humility to state that
We have simply received our blessings by
being in the right place at the right time.
We are then custodians of
the financial resources that have been
bestowed upon us and,
as such, we should deploy them
for the benefit of mankind to
the best of our ability
Our mission is to share
Raffles University imbibes and imparts these values through its excellent education system and state-of-the-art infrastructure. Shri Vinod Kumar Gomber was one of the few stalwarts of our world who have gifted to us an enduring and timeless legacy which future generations can cherish.