team

about us

We are a technology news and media network, bringing you the latest in tech news, reviews & trends from the heart of Dhaka city. Gadgets and gizmos, tech trends and innovations are our passion, redistributing tech knowledge from writers to readers and the community is our mission!

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How We Do It

We research. A lot. We are not content with the bare minimum of information, rather we engage in extensive research before publishing our stories. We are perfectionists and it's safe to say we are the best at what we do. We also cover success stories of emerging startups or renowned tech companies. We interview dynamic personalities in this industry and help to share their knowledge with the community. Promoting local tech entrepreneurs and motivating the people involved in tech and the industry itself are some of our primary intentions.

about us

The HiFi Public team consists of a selected group of professional tech writers who constantly strive to bring you stories in the tech world as they occur. Our team operates directly from the digital front line, reporting in depth about product information and community content under a unified platform to keep you updated and informed about what's been happening all around the globe. No, we don't overlook Bangladesh and the local tech scene. A wide portion of our stories cater to the local audience.

CEO

Rameez Hoque

CEO

CTO

Shafkat Alam

CTO

A University of Toronto graduate, Shafkat is an innovative, hands-on software architecture and development professional. He has extensive experience in technology and managing software research, architecture and development departments. A devoted Manchester United fan and an avid gamer, he is also a music enthusiast with keen interest and knowledge on classic rock.

Managing Editor

Shahriar Rahman

Managing Editor

An Engineer by education, Journalist by passion and a tech-monger by profession, Shahriar is also the Co-Founder of GREENengine – a renewable energy research venture that specializes in developing indigenous renewable energy resources. He also works at The Daily Star. Before being addicted to print and online media, he worked as an Assistant Manager of Operations at Cookie Bytes Solutions, Complaint Manager at Grameenphone and Trainee at Siemens Bangladesh.

Deputy Managing Editor

Kutub Uddin Kamal

Deputy Managing Editor

Although an Electronics and Telecommunication Engineer, Kutub didn’t spend his childhood dismantling toy cars to figure out how they run, rather was enthralled by words and spent much of his time with his head dug in story books. Writing came naturally and his first published words were for the Daily Star in 2000. Since then he has worked with New Age, Monsoon Letters, Suite101.com, Airtel and BBC Media Action. He is also perhaps the biggest Radiohead fan.

Director of Design

Tanim Ahmed

Director of Design

A Front-End Engineer, Tanim is specialized in creating user-friendly, well crafted front-end experiences, with a strong focus on usability, performance and maintainability. He enjoys rock concerts, watching movies, cricket, soccer and developing creative items in everyday life.

Director of Product

Shekh Mostafizur Rahman

Director of Product

Mostafiz is an expert web developer, who creates amazing user friendly products. With 5 years of experience under his belt, he is indeed a professional who knows what he is doing. In his leisure time, he enjoys reading poems with a hot cup of coffee.

Designer

Tonmoy Barua

Designer

A professional web and graphic designer, Tonmoy began his career in 2008 while still being a student of Fine Arts at the University of Development Alternative (UODA). He graduated with a degree in graphic designing and has since thrived in his career. He has an amiable personality and is a music lover, who is mostly seen with his headphones on! He often indulges in his passion for photography and is a sporadic painter.

Feature Writer

Imdadul Haque

Feature Writer

A journalist by profession and passion, Imdadul has been working as a professional journalist for over a decade, working on topics as diverse as politics, sports, lifestyle and ICT. He has worked with renowned media and publication houses such as Shomokal, Noya Diganta, Bangladesh Protidin, Computer Jagot, Natun Barta, and several others. A respected individual in his line of work, he has a Master degree in Management from the National University.

Writer

Zishan Mahmood

Writer

Zishan is a staunch believer of the creed ‘the pen is mightier than the sword.’ An avid reader and a keen student of the school of life, he is a resourceful go getter to whom writing comes as naturally as physics comes to Einstein. He is interested in a wide range of subjects from technology to psychology. Currently an economics undergraduate student at North South University, he has an eye for perfection and with his write-ups, hopes to spread his enthusiasm for knowledge to all.

Contributor

Shahnoor Rabanni

Contributor

A lover of tech, sports and music, Shahnoor has a never say die attitude towards life and will probably have a seizure if the Proteas ever win a World Cup. You can catch him speaking live on Radio Shadhin 92.4 FM weekdays from 6-7 pm and on Friday’s from 4-11 pm. He also happens to have the first infotainment YouTube channel in Bangladesh, HardPixel TV. So don’t miss the opportunity to see him in all his capped glory if that’s what you’re looking for.

Contributor

Mustansir Mashruk Rahman

Contributor

The reason why Mustansir ventured out in journalism is because of the famous Christopher Hitcchens quote: “I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.”
An Electrical & Electronic Engineering graduate from BUET turned software developer, he is greatly interested the hi-tech world and hence he writes passionately about technology.

Contributor

Abhik Hasnain

Contributor

A tech-enthusiast at heart, Abhik has been fascinated by computers since childhood and has a habit of drooling over Apple products. Studying at Notre Dame College, he spends his spare time writing, drawing, reading, watching movies and TV shows, and playing video games. He is deeply thrilled by the amazing world of technology and hopes to build a future accordingly. He works at The Daily Star and loves to travel

Writer

Afifa Tasnim

Writer

Afifa is a tech enthusiast who loves to read and write as a hobby. She is currently pursuing her post graduation in Economics from Dhaka University. She has recently decided to share her tech enthusiasm with the world and hone her writing skills.

Production Lead

Rahin Islam

Production Lead

Following the world of tech for over 7 years as a hobbyist, reviewer and cinematographer, Rahin spends much of his time in his passion for toys- which are basically machines with big loud engines as well as small silent ones with silicon chips. He has just recently started his undergrads on Computer Science and Engineering and is freelancing as a cinematographer, contributing to public media organizations such as The Daily Star.

Event Manager

H. O. Raju

Event Manager

With a Masters in Management, Raju has a keen eye for creativity and his work in designing and management is a testament to that. He was in charge of brand and communication for several renowned corporations such as RED Solutions, Bluescheme and Adoira. He also an avid photographer and a professional in event management and marketing.