Rashid Al Shamsi is the Executive Chairman of ixtel group. In his career spanning over two decades, Rashid has held several leadership positions encompassing strategic and operational roles in Etisalat and du. Rashid has won many accolades in his professional & academic career, most important of which is Sheikh Rashid Award for Academic Excellence 2006, Mohamad bin Rashid Award for Young business leader 2015, Forbes honoured Rashid as Business Leaders Inspiring the UAE in 2016. Rashid is also a Board Member at Emirati Entrepreneurs Association, Member of Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development and Member of Mohammed Bin Rashid Est. for SME Development.