iPlus TV Management Team
Mr. Zaid Patel is the founder of the iPlus Telemedia Private Ltd; and he has been the Chairman & Managing Director of the Company since its inception. He holds a Graduation degree from Mumbai University. He began his career in family business in 1993. In 2014, he pioneered the concept of launching a complete family TV channel with Islamic perspective in India.
He has a wide experience of business administration spanning over 20 years in diverse functions including Corporate Strategy & Planning, Information Systems and finance. He has played a key role in the development of several high impact strategies for the iPlus TV as well as in design and implementation of mission critical initiatives of the company, which transformed the way the channel conducts its business and prepared it for the future.
He has expertise in Islamic finance and teaches this subject internationally. He is not only a successful businessman, but he is a well known motivational Islamic Speaker also since 1995. Mr. Patel has already delivered more than 100 lectures on Islam and handled open sessions of question and answer in India and abroad. He has taught more than 18 Islamic studies courses. He has already appeared with various prominent guests on iPlus TV and has spoken about solutions Islam offers on various problems, our society is facing today.
Apart from these, he is a renowned Islamic cleric and philanthropist also. He founded several Islamic Information Centres for the propagation of Islamic teachings and belief since 2003. Presently, he is serving the community as a Secretary, of the Maarif Islamic School, Mumbai. He also manages the charitable health care services through IIC charitable clinic and iPlus charitable ambulance.
Mr. Shaikh Arshad Basheer Madni is another member of the Board of Directors. He holds an MBA degree and Master of Philosophy (M Phil) in Business Administration. He graduated in Islamic theology from the Islamic University in Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
He is a popular media personality with over 10 years of experience in presenting Islam on various National and International TV channels. He handled Shariah related Live Q & A program on ETV Urdu and Zee Salam. Alhamdulillah, he answered over 6000 questions live programs on different TV channels like DD, Munsif TV, HMTV, TV9, ETV Urdu, Zee Salam, Zee Punjabi and City Cable Channels.
He has delivered public talks globally in gulf countries, Malaysia, Singapore, Nepal, United Kingdom and France etc.
Mr. Qamar Qureshi is the Creative head of the iPlus TV. He is a well trained Mass Media professional having P.G. Diploma in Mass Media and Creative Writing. He has very rich experience of 20 years in direction with hands on experience as the Director of films, TV Serials and Teleshopping programs. He has worked as Director in several high budgets corporate Ad Films including Action Shoes, Nobility Shoes, Joy Mobile etc. He also has 5 years’ experience in working as a Director for a prominent Islamic Channel.
Mr. Shahid Hussain is an accomplished designer, who has spent more than a decade in designing, developing, and delivering the engaging learning solutions, in directing creative design teams in conceptual, strategic and elements of user interface, human factors engineering and user experience analysis. He has worked with several international creative brands in USA, UK and Malaysia. He specializes in branding strategies, user-centric design strategies, end-to-end design processes from information architecture, conceptual design, brand identification and integration, to implementation of web-based solutions and usability testing.
He possesses strong managerial and leadership skills, accentuated with over a decade of experience in overseeing design departments for globally leading information technology organizations, and developing solutions for clients across industries and verticals.
Shahid strongly believes that creativity lies in one's appreciation of the nature’s creation in terms of usage of colors, symmetry and presentation and emulates the same in one’s creative work. He is also an avid painter and photographer. He is a graduate of one of the best fine-arts schools in India.
Mr. Mohammed Mahaboob Ali @ Mansoor is serving as a Vice President in the Sales department of the iPlus TV. He is a Business Management graduate with over 17 years of professional experience in Sales & Distribution of FMCG products in top Multinational Companies like Nestle India Ltd and Heinz India Ltd Etc. He is also a good Dawah worker and a speaker on Islam & Comparative religion.
Mr. Khalid Khan is a successful entrepreneur who grew three businesses of footwear, garments and export from start-up to millions in annual sales through effective business planning, and innovative marketing. He is recognized by clients and colleagues as an accomplished professional with a high degree of personal integrity. He is also known for a contagious passion for excellence, a talent for resourceful business solutions, and a capacity for motivational leadership. He possesses outstanding communication and presentation abilities. He directs all studio activities and supervises employees while focusing on producing good quality TV shows.