Network Architecture & Engineering. Previously worked on designing large-scale service providers & data centers around the world. Passionate about family, outdoor, & knowledge.
Kinan Shahid is the Head of Cloud Strategy & Network Operations at Underline. He has more than 20 years of experience leading data-driven innovation to drive business transformation, and the design and deployment of large and small-scale service providers globally. Before joining Underline, Kinan spent more than 3 years at C-Spire where he was a C-level advisor for all telecom businesses, setting 3-5 year technical and organizational strategies roadmaps for the multi-service. While at C-Spire, Kinan also architected and redesigned the State of Mississippi’s infrastructure to meet future needs. Kinan has proven success in the areas of strategy, architecture, business impacts, commercial value, budget planning, and developing end-to-end solutions. He is a hands-on leader with a passion for innovating technologies, focused on delivering competitively superior technology solutions to the business while growing people in the organization and creating high-performance and effective teams. Kinan is an entrepreneurial and visionary leader, fostering a team culture that is passionate and collaborative and drives innovation and strategic impact. He has a bachelor's and a master's degree in Information Technology.