Global Conference 2017
Anand Shah is a senior vice president of ASG's India and South Asia practice, where he helps clients manage both short-term challenges and long-term growth opportunities. Before joining ASG, Mr. Shah led global strategy for new ventures at BMW Group. He also was an adviser and manager at Audi AG in the social innovation department. Mr. Shah founded and served as CEO of Saravajal, a technology and market-based provider of clean water in Gujarat, India. Mr. Shah helped establish Ahmedabad University and has worked extensively in India on policy in higher education, solar energy and urban infrastructure. Mr. Shah was the founding CEO of the Piramal Foundation and a co-founder of Teach for India. He also was a co-founder and executive director of Indicorps, a nonprofit organization that connects the Indian diaspora with opportunities to contribute to India's development. He holds an A.B. in evolutionary biology from Harvard University and studied science, ethics and society at the California Institute of Technology.