Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Chris Shaw

Founder, EduIndia

Chris Shaw is co-founder of EduIndia, a private debt fund increasing access to quality low-free private schools in India and the winning product of the 2017 Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investment Challenge. Chris is a second-year MBA student at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. While attending Kellogg, he has completed internships in impact investing and venture capital and spent a summer organizing a pilot for a transaction underwritten on the resale of salvaged materials from deconstructing vacant housing. Prior to Kellogg, Chris served in data science and product management roles in early-stage startups spanning several sectors, including FinTech, social media, sustainable e-commerce, and education. He started his career at Discover Financial Services in corporate strategy and corporate development, leading the launch initiative for the company's first corporate venture capital group. Chris graduated with honors and high distinction from Indiana University with majors in economics and English.


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