Ajay Shah is the 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. Ajay was the CEO of Smart Modular Technologies, a company he co-founded in 1989, led through its public offering in 1995, growth to over $1 billion in revenues, and acquisition by Solectron Corp. in 1999 for over $2 billion. In 2003, Ajay formed Shah Management and in 2004 formed Shah Capital Partners. He has a B.Engineering from University of Baroda and an M.S. in Engineering Management from Stanford University.
Ajay 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 and as a Trustee of the American India Foundation.