Shahid Khan

Partner

Education

New York University, Stern School of Business
MBA in Finance and Marketing

Past Experience

Mediamorph (acquired by Whip Media)
Founder and Chairman
IBB Consulting (acquired by Accenture)
Senior Partner
BearingPoint
Managing Director, Media & Entertainment

Shahid Khan is a Partner in our Telecommunications, Information Technology, Media & Electronics (TIME) practice, and Managing Partner of MAG, based in the US.

Shahid is an acclaimed entrepreneur who ideated, launched and scaled two award-winning companies which successfully exited in Q42019 and Q12021. He is also a seasoned management consultant with a 25+ year track-record across the US, Europe and the Middle East, working closely with CxOs and Boards of leading TIME companies, as well as Private Equity firms to lead value creation, digital transformation, organic and M&A based growth strategy, cost optimization and new business launches. He has a strong reputation as an out-of-the-box, innovative thinker with strategic mindset, technology underpinnings and execution focus.

Shahid is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of MAG, a boutique management consulting firm, where he manages key relationships and engagements with leading media, cable, telecom and technology companies. MAG was named by Consulting Magazine as one of the “Seven Small Jewels”, an award given to high-growth consulting firms, and was acquired by Arthur D. Little.

Shahid was also the Founder and Chairman of Mediamorph, a cloud platform that disrupted and transformed how players in the digital content ecosystem buy and sell content efficiently and intelligently. Shahid conceptualized and founded the company, led three rounds of funding from strategic Investors such as Liberty Global, Motorola, Advance Newhouse and Smedvig Capital, and scaled the company globally. Mediamorph won the prestigious Cablefax Tech Award for technology innovation, was on Deloitte’s Fast 500 list, and was acquired by Whip Media Group.

Shahid holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is on the Board of Directors of NATPE, a global association for the content industry, and on Manhattan chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), world’s premier peer network of business leaders. He was named as one of the “50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business” and has won other media industry recognitions.

Recent Publications

The metaverse: What’s in it for telcos?
The metaverse: What’s in it for telcos?
The Metaverse is a megatrend, presenting both a challenge and an opportunity for the telco industry. While some have dismissed it as a passing fad, we believe the Metaverse: (1) necessitates structural changes to the telecom industry on an infrastructure level and (2) offers valuable economic and strategic benefits for those telcos that actively participate in it.

Shahid Khan is a Partner in our Telecommunications, Information Technology, Media & Electronics (TIME) practice, and Managing Partner of MAG, based in the US.

Shahid is an acclaimed entrepreneur who ideated, launched and scaled two award-winning companies which successfully exited in Q42019 and Q12021. He is also a seasoned management consultant with a 25+ year track-record across the US, Europe and the Middle East, working closely with CxOs and Boards of leading TIME companies, as well as Private Equity firms to lead value creation, digital transformation, organic and M&A based growth strategy, cost optimization and new business launches. He has a strong reputation as an out-of-the-box, innovative thinker with strategic mindset, technology underpinnings and execution focus.

Shahid is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of MAG, a boutique management consulting firm, where he manages key relationships and engagements with leading media, cable, telecom and technology companies. MAG was named by Consulting Magazine as one of the “Seven Small Jewels”, an award given to high-growth consulting firms, and was acquired by Arthur D. Little.

Shahid was also the Founder and Chairman of Mediamorph, a cloud platform that disrupted and transformed how players in the digital content ecosystem buy and sell content efficiently and intelligently. Shahid conceptualized and founded the company, led three rounds of funding from strategic Investors such as Liberty Global, Motorola, Advance Newhouse and Smedvig Capital, and scaled the company globally. Mediamorph won the prestigious Cablefax Tech Award for technology innovation, was on Deloitte’s Fast 500 list, and was acquired by Whip Media Group.

Shahid holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is on the Board of Directors of NATPE, a global association for the content industry, and on Manhattan chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), world’s premier peer network of business leaders. He was named as one of the “50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business” and has won other media industry recognitions.

Recent Publications

The metaverse: What’s in it for telcos?
The metaverse: What’s in it for telcos?
The Metaverse is a megatrend, presenting both a challenge and an opportunity for the telco industry. While some have dismissed it as a passing fad, we believe the Metaverse: (1) necessitates structural changes to the telecom industry on an infrastructure level and (2) offers valuable economic and strategic benefits for those telcos that actively participate in it.

More About Shahid
  • New York University, Stern School of Business
    MBA in Finance and Marketing
  • Mediamorph (acquired by Whip Media)
    Founder and Chairman
  • IBB Consulting (acquired by Accenture)
    Senior Partner
  • BearingPoint
    Managing Director, Media & Entertainment