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Content Innovation Awards
18 October 2023
Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

Maaz Sheikh
CEO & Co-Founder at STARZPLAY


Maaz Sheikh is Co-Founder & CEO of STARZPLAY which is ranked as one of MENA and Pakistan’s top three SVOD platforms bringing the best of entertainment and sports in one app. Under his leadership, STARZPLAY recently concluded an investment from E-Vision, a subsidiary of e&, and ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, who acquired a majority equity stake of 57% in the company at a valuation of $420M. Maaz is a prominent LinkedIn influencer with a powerful voice. The CEO Magazine declared him ‘Media CEO of the Year’. He has also been recognized in the ‘GCC 100 - Inspiring Leaders’ and ‘DXB 100 - Influential People Helping Shape the Emirate.’