A technologist with extraordinary business strategy development skills, Shafiq works in Taylor McKenzie’s technology practice area. He brings a unique blend of practical senior management experience, work as an entrepreneur in start-up organizations, and as head of technology for several companies. With over 25 years in the business, Shafiq advises Taylor McKenzie clients how to deploy technology to achieve corporate goals. He has managed engagements involving business plan development, technology procurement and technology transfer.
Prior to Taylor McKenzie, Shafiq was an executive in the satellite industry. He held senior management positions responsible for satellite communications product development, and large account marketing, worldwide sales and distribution channels. His unique capability to manage both marketing and technology organizations sets Shafiq apart. His broad experience included several successful starts-ups in the US and overseas.
Shafiq earned an MSEE from George Washington University a BSc from the University of Birmingham in the UK, and a certificate in Negotiations from Harvard University. He was an instructor at GWU early in his career. He was a former board member of the Mobile Satellite Users’ Association.