Richard Charles Nicholas Branson

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) is one of the most distinguished British entrepreneurs, a billionaire, investor, philanthropist, the founder of  Virgin Group company.

Sir Richard Branson is the founder of the record studio Virgin Records, airline companies Virgin Atlantic Airways, Virgin Australia, Virgin Nigeria and Virgin America, the founder of the telecommunication company Virgin Mobile, co-founder of the British commercial space flights company Virgin Galactics that created and successfully tested a space liner SpaceShipOne”

Title of Honorary Doctor is awarded to honour Sir Richard Branson as an excellent embodiment of the values, which are as important for KTU students and graduates, as education – encouragement of entrepreneurship and self-confidence.

Sir Richard Branson’s activities correspond to the University’s focus towards innovations, leadership and cooperation with business and industry.