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Maaz Sheikh

Maaz Sheikh

CEO and Co-Founder, STARZPLAY

Maaz Sheikh co-founded STARZ PLAY (www.starzplay.com), the subscription video on demand service that streams to 20 countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. As CEO, he has led the company’s corporate and operational activities since it was established in 2014, driving its continued growth and expansion across the MENA region.

With more than 20 years’ experience in media and telecoms, he has held leadership roles at Fortune 100 companies, Concentric Network (now XO Communications), Virtela Communications (an NTT Communications Company) and at OSN where he spent ten years heading up its customer operations and regional growth.

A seasoned entrepreneur, he has been involved in the establishment and growth of a number of early stage technology companies operating in the Middle East, Europe and US.

Maaz and his team have led the company to its market leading position, featured as a Middle East tech company to watch in the Financial Times Future 25 List. In 2019, he was named CEO Middle East’s ‘Media CEO of the Year’.  

Maaz holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Electrical Engineering from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Kansas.  He lives in Dubai with his wife and two sons. 

 

Claim to fame

Award winning CEO & Co-Founder of largest local SVOD startup in the Middle East
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