Mr. A.S.M. Shahidullah Khan is a son of eminent Late Justice and Ex-Speaker Abdul Jabbar Khan. He was a brilliant student and at all levels of his academic life, he secured 1st division/class. He has graduated from the University of Dhaka with a brilliant academic track record. He stood 1st in the combined merit list in SSC examination under the Dhaka Board and obtained 1st class in Physics (Hons) from Dhaka University. He was a valiant freedom fighter. He actively participated in the liberation war of Bangladesh under sector-2.
Mr. Shahidullah Khan is the Managing Director of Media New Age Ltd and the publisher of the Daily New Age. He is a Director of Holiday Publication Limited. He is also the Chairman of Charuta Homes Ltd. and North Pole Cold Storage Ltd.
Mr. Khan has been involved in extra-curricular, socio-cultural and voluntary activities since his student life. He was adjudged among other things as the All Pakistan best Scout in 1965, All Pakistan Debate Champion in 1967. He is a Member of the Board of Trustees of Bangladesh Protibondhi Foundation (an organization for Disabled Children). He is the Founder President of Club Notredamians.