Ajay Shah is the founder and Managing Partner of Shah Capital Partners. A technology executive with over 20 years of experience, he founded and managed the Technology Solutions Business of Solectron, a $2 Billion business. He was the CEO of Smart Modular Technologies, a company he co-founded in 1989, led through its public offering in 1995, and acquisition by Solectron Corp. in 1999. He has a B.S. in Engineering from University of Baroda and an M.S. in Engineering Management from Stanford University.
Mr. Shah was elected “Entrepreneur of the Year” for Silicon Valley in 1997. He is a senior fellow of the American Leadership Forum and also serves on the boards of KQED Broadcasting, San Francisco, The Indian School of Business, India, a director of National Audobon Society, and is a Trustee of the American India Foundation.