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If you want to lead, start with a vision: Vinay Lamba

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Published : Feb 15, 2020, 1:34 am IST
Updated : Feb 15, 2020, 1:34 am IST

Vinay Lamba is a bonafide leader who has given the average Indian a glimmer of hope of making it big in the industry.

Vinay Lamba, Founder & President, International Business School of Washington (IBSW)
 Vinay Lamba, Founder & President, International Business School of Washington (IBSW)

Every successful leadership position, regardless of whether it’s a department chair, director, dean, vice president or president, requires the leader to articulate an organizational vision.

Mr. Lamba vision is to help develop the knowledge and skills critical to businesses around the world today and learn to navigate a global landscape that is changing faster than ever before working toward a clearly defined vision can create educational opportunities that not only benefit students but can also give the institution a leadership position in higher education.

Vinay Lamba is a bonafide leader who has given the average Indian a glimmer of hope of making it big in the industry. Hailing from a humble and quintessentially middle-class Punjabi household, his meteoric rise to the top is nothing short of a reassuring reminder of the 'American Dream'. His unwavering commitment to pushing the envelope with innovation is commendable.

Mr. Lamba, an entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in the education/training industry, channel development and global alliances.  His career highlights include the management and coordination of multiple projects in both the global alliances and educational markets.

In 2018 he became president of International Business School of Washington US. Lamba, the embodiment of competence and character, is a global leader and a well-established entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in the global education and training industry, channel development and global alliances. His vision for the college was to become the business school of choice for students and employers. To achieve that goal, he focused on important initiatives that raised the profile of the college in the World. His initiatives focused on the development of the college. His success set the college firmly on a path to becoming a top choice among potential students. As you develop your organizational vision, you too will be developing a path toward future success.


Mr. Lamba is the resourceful and high-energy founder of Nextec Inc, a global technology services company & IBSW, a school of higher education in the field of fashion, design, business, technology and hospitality. He is also the founder of University of Reston, a college of higher studies based out in DC metro region.  As the CEO for both IBSW and Nextec, he is responsible for vision and strategic leadership who envisions smart solutions and executes them with urgency across all levels of organizations. He is a transformational marketing, strategic problem-solver and product leader that gets things done with limited resources.

With years of experience Mr. Lamba has established relationships with business and education partners globally that represent significant growth opportunities for the school, employees and above all its students. During his career, he has successfully developed and delivered training to students and companies in the areas of leadership & management, technology and fashion industry.

As an educator, he strongly believes, in today’s landscape, schools remain the greatest driver of socioeconomic mobility globally, but if we don’t do more to keep it within reach for middle class families it could have the opposite effect – serving as a barrier instead of a ticket to the western education. Every qualified student deserves access to an affordable, high-quality degree or credential that allows them to put their talent to work. Many more students need access to affordable and quality higher education opportunities – including tuition- and debt-free degree options.

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