An ardent thinker, Shabir is one of the pioneers who conceived the idea of creating an Angel Network in Kashmir. His passion for creating such a network was driven by the predominant realisation that promising business ideas die a painful death here for want of professional mentorship, enabling ecosystem and alternate financing options. His passion rubbed off to other like-minded members and KAN was born
A former IRS officer, Shabir voluntarily opted out of the Income Tax Department while holding the post of Assistant Commissioner, to explore the boundless possibilities that could arise by putting his heart at its right place. Having multiple degrees in Communication and finance, Shabir is also a licensed Tax Professional and Alternate Finance advisor.
Mubashir is a serial entrepreneur on a mission. He works on the simple premise, that Kashmir needs better teachers to improve the education system to impact the children. He is doing this by shaking up the traditional and outdated schooling system.
Mubashir an engineering graduate, is one of the founding members of Oasis Group of Schools and Foundation World School. He is also Managing Director of Aloha J&K which has been a pioneer in Abacus education and personality development of children, for the last 18 years.
He is also playing an instrumental role in building an entrepreneurial culture in the valley, with his acumen of developing collaborative business models notably in the sunrise sectors.