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Stars of 2019

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Maaz Sheikh

Maaz Sheikh

Company:

Starz Play

Designation:

Co-founder and CEO

In two years, Maaz Sheikh managed to secure $125m in funding for what is now the region’s number one video streaming service in terms of revenue. It is now available in 20 countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan, with more than 10,000 hours of content. In December, StarzPlay announced it had entered into a partnership with Image Nation Abu Dhabi to create its first original content series.