Shahid is Group EVP at NTT Ltd., responsible for New Ventures and Innovation. He was Managing Partner at Imagine Wireless and co-founder and COO of EQITII. From 2015-2017, he was Partner at PwC, responsible for digital businesses, including Emerging Technologies, IoT, Data & Analytics, PwC’s Emerging Technologies Lab, and PwC’s Center for Technology and Innovation. He was a Managing Director with Accenture for 20 years, where he had P&L responsibility for Accenture’s North America Telecoms $1B+ business. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Elmhurst, a Masters in Engineering Management from Northwestern, and resides in Chicago.