IPN Summit Leadership Team
Rahim Charania is the Chairman for IPN Southeast and is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of American Fueling Systems. Rahim has more than 20 years of business management experience with in-depth knowledge of business management, strategic planning, finance and sales. In 2011, Rahim was named one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Top 40 Executives under 40 and was honored in 2012 by Georgia State University with its Outstanding Young Alumnus Award. He is a sought-after speaker on the subject of alternative fuels.
Rahim received his bachelors of business administration and executive MBA from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. He serves on the Board of Advisors for the Robinson College of Business, and is Chairman of its Student Engagement Committee
Adil Devshi serves as the IPN Southeast Lead & Project Lead for the IPN Summit. Adil was an analyst at Boardwalk Capital Management, consultant with Capital Group Lending and was a Managing Partner of Cellular Planet, an authorized retailer of mobile telecommunications services. Currently, Adil is the President of Greenleaf Payment Processing.
Salima is a Senior Consultant, North America Sales & Markets Team at Capgemini. She received her degree at University of Georgia with a Major in Communication Studies. Salima’s background includes Startup Operations, Corporate Communications, and Organizational Change Management. She is a founding Team of TEDxUGA a licensed organization that brought TED Talks to the University of Georgia. Interesting fact about Salima is that she taught Communication courses at the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children last year.
Fun fact: Salima loves reading quotes. One of her favorites is, “In a world where you can be anything, be kind.”
Yasmeen is a Senior Technical Solutions Consultant at Medallia, a Silicon Valley-based startup. She holds a BS from UC Berkeley, recently relocated from Manhattan to Atlanta and is a core member of the IPN Summit Team. Fun fact: She volunteered an entire summer at Aga Khan Hospital in Karachi where she started learning how to read basic Urdu.
Shoaib Jiwani is an entrepreneur based out of Atlanta, GA. He owns and operates multiple businesses where he empowers his team to create financial results while being socially conscience and community focused. He has started and led multiple organizations that have lasted many years past his tenure and continue to succeed based on the principles they were founded upon. His ambition in life is to create opportunities for underprivileged individuals and to find success by helping others achieve their dreams. Shoaib is also an avid motorcyclist, a self-proclaimed race car driver, and an overall adventure junkie that often takes the path less traveled.
Saba is an HR Implementation Partner at Veritiv with a MBA from University of Houston. Saba recently moved from Houston, Texas where she was a part of IPN SW and is enjoying continuing being a part of the IPN family.
Sunil is a Senior Financial Planner at Manhattan Associates with a Bachelors in Finance from Georgia State University. Sunil is a live-out loud kind of guy who is passionate about football, triathlons, movies, and food.
Fun Fact: Sunil has one Ironman under his belt and is currently training for his next one!
Currently a professor at Underwood University teaching hospitality business courses to international student, Rehan loves to share his knowledge and provide inspiration along with guidance to future business leaders from around the world.
He turned his arts passion into a business and has been in arts/entertainment business for 10 years, producing theater plays, musicals, and other types of events. Along with partnerships in event facilities to make sure every event and occasion is a memorable one.
Fun Facts: Rehan has a documentary Video on YouTube sponsored by Hilton Hotels and Mashable Media where Rehan and a friend were flown to the Grand Canyon for an unforgettable experience, and drove across the United States by road 15 times.
Zain is a Quality Engineer at Nisshinbo Automotive Manufacturing Inc with an Industrial Engineering Degree from Kennesaw State University.
Fun Fact: Zain spent his summer 2018 helping with Ismaili Camps in India.
Asif is currently a freelance writer who has been published in Atlanta Magazine, Men’s Books, and on The Ismaili website. His previous professional experience includes writing and editing for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) and Cox Media Group and doing marketing for multiple startups and nonprofits. He obtained his degree in magazine journalism from the University of Missouri in 2012.
Farzeen is a consultant and ScottMadden. Prior to her consultant life, she studied to be an architect and worked for the AKTC as a Conservation Architect in Delhi, India. Since then she has pivoted and worked in marketing and IT management before completing her MBA at Georgia Tech, Scheller College of Business. When not traveling for work, she travels for fun.
Faizan works with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management as a financial advisor and enjoys working with clients to help them achieve their goals. He graduated from Mercer University with Bachelor of Science in dual degrees. In his free time, Faizan leads the Atlanta community with the Buckhead Business Association as their former YoungBucks President, the Ismaili’s Professionals Network as their Director, and Atlanta Tennis Lawn Association as a recent division winner in doubles tennis. Faizan’s diverse backgrounds allows him to understand people of all cultures and languages, and resonates their likes and dislikes to their wealth management strategy.