Rashid Shafi is one of the most reputed business leaders in Pakistan who has attained a 34 years’ experience spanning across telecommunications, high-tech electronic manufacturing and oil & gas servicing industries. Rashid’s business portfolio eminence is reflected by his exemplary accomplishment at revolutionizing international and domestic telecom fixed-line businesses and operations, elevating sustainable profitability and growth. His visionary leadership approach at senior management roles have enabled organizations to develop flagship products, construct entrenchment strategies for existing services and penetrative plans to capitalize on emerging market opportunities.
Rashid holds Bachelors & Masters Degrees in Electrical Engineering. He is a graduate of Advance Management Program from Harvard Business School, USA and Advance Leadership Program from Cambridge Judge Business School, UK.
Rashid Shafi is currently heading the Long Term Strategic Plans of Multinet Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd since 2005 as SEVP & Chief Strategy Officer. It has been due to his contributions, guidance, mentoring and entrepreneurial leadership that Multinet has emerged as one of the strongest force at Pakistan’s telecommunications landscape.
He is widely accredited for his advocacy to promote a subtle, open and neutral telecom regulatory framework that has been acknowledged and adopted by the industry. Pakistan telecom industry witnessed new trends of telecom connectivity businesses due to his continued efforts with telecom operators around the world. Consequently, Pakistan is seen as an open telecom environment having best world-class telecom practices that has been attracting investors for the uplift of the ICT sector in the country. He has been continuously working with the neighboring countries to provide diverse global connectivity routes for Pakistan.
On his personal forte, Rashid has been actively working with international organizations for the proliferation of broadband and use of emerging technologies for improving the life of masses.