Dr. Md. Jobaer Alam born September 01, 1982 is the Chairman and Acting Editor of The Bangladesh Today, a national daily English newspaper in Bangladesh. He is also an Associate Professor and former Chairman of Department of Oceanography at Dhaka University. Born in Nilphamari, Bangladesh, Jobaer Alam is a graduate of Dhaka University, Vancouver Island University and Keller Graduate School of Management. He has obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree focusing on Blue Economy of the country. In early student life he was a community leader in various athletic and cultural student organizations.

He joined teaching positions in different institutions before joining Dhaka University as a lecturer in 2009. Jobaer Alam assumed his role as the Chairman and Acting Editor of The Bangladesh Today in January 2013 after joining the Department of Oceanography in Dhaka University as an Assistant Professor. Later in 2018, He assumed the position of chairman of the department for two consecutive terms.

In his teaching carrier Jobaer Alam introduced international educations styles of open discussions and creative problem solving. As the Chairman of The Bangladesh Today he focused in building a team that empowered the young generation and women through prioritized involvement as staff, contributor and readers.

With a moral support for pro-liberation ideologies Dr. Jobaer Alam performs his roles with integrity in his journalistic responsibilities and works for the development of the education sector of the country.