MIT Council

About US

About MIT

Empowering Muslim Tech, Building Together

Muslim IT Council is a group of IT professionals who share a passion for technology. innovation and love to help community members. We aim to provide a platform for networking, learning, and collaboration among our members and the wider IT community.
Our board of directors consists of experienced and dedicated individuals who volunteer their time and expertise to guide the vision and direction of our organization. They are responsible for overseeing the strategic planning, financial management, governance.


To connect IT professionals and businesses on our community to realize their full potential to grow together.


To connect community members lead the IT industry with excellence, innovation, and integrity.

About the Muslim IT Council

Board of Directors

We are governed by a 6-member Board of Directors and our services are provided by a valuable group of volunteers, business leaders, and professional staff. For more information on us or any of our programs, please contact us at

Shafeek Abubaker



Shafeek is into mortgage loan business (NMLS#2326285) with a passion to help individuals and families achieve their homeownership dreams. Shafeek has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years. Outside of businesses, he serves on several boards, including the Board of Fire and Police of Naperville, Citizens Appreciate Public Safety (CAPS), and The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC).

Infrastructure Strategy Lead

Waheed Sujjad has 20+ years of experience in the IT industry working for Fortune 500 companies. Waheed was one of the founding members of the Multi-Cultural Business Synergy team at Nissan Motor Company. Waheed also served as a board member of the Asian American Association for 15 years. He has passion to see the community members grow in the IT industry as individuals or businesses.

Waheed Sujjad


Muhammad Abdullah

Director Offshore Services

Director Business Development - Wanile Tech

Product & SaaS Development Expert | Ignite your Startup with Advanced Mobile App Development Team

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