Dr. Bhuiyan is a husband, father, small business owner, academic administrator, professor, and economist who moved to Georgia 30 years ago. He has been married to his wife Shamima for 30 years. They have one grown son. Dr. Bhuiyan received a Ph.D. degree in economics/trade, two MBA degrees (one from IIM-Bangalore), and leadership training at Harvard and MIT. He has been listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World. He is an alumnus of Leadership Georgia and a Charter Member of TiE. He was named as one of “The 100 Most Influential Atlantans of 2014” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and as one of the “Notable Georgians 2015” by Georgia Trend Magazine.