Rishabh Jain, Vice-Chairman – Business Philosophy GIBA
Rishabh leads the business development vertical at the family-owned business M/s Indo Gulf Industries Limited, which is en-route to become the world’s leading energetic materials manufacturing enterprise with the most innovative technologies. Rishabh’s late grandfather became a first-generation entrepreneur in 1949 after his involvement in India’s independence movement. Rishabh’s father has advanced the family business that it is today.
Rishabh is the Founder of Shape Himalaya Foundation, that is an independent, not for profit organization run by passionate young individuals committed to improving communities by creating local impact guided by a global perspective; Sustainable Development Goals of the UN.
Growing up with non-violence values of the Jaina culture inheriting a philanthropic heart along with the public school education at The Doon School that stands by an aristocracy of service as well as exposure with World Economic Forum has helped Rishabh to prepare for local impact with a global perspective. He has traveled in 35 countries and with a cosmopolitan outlook, Rishabh is vocal about the need for sustainable development with economic growth. From the age of 11, he has been visiting Himalayan communities, which instigated him the thought of spirituality and service.
Rishabh is the Vice President – International Relations of the All India Digambar Jain Heritage Preservation Organisation and an active member of ELINEPA. He has co-organised the International Symposium on Jain History, Art and Culture at the Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and several other ELINEPA’s cultural and educational projects in Greece and India.