Praful Shah
Board Member, The Alliance Center


Praful Shah is an angel investor focused on social impact and has invested in 75 start-up companies. He is on the Board of The Alliance Center which exists to solve systemic problems. He has been an advisor or on the Board of several other organizations. His passion is to alleviate poverty of all kinds (especially ignorance) and provide richness to lives. He spent over thirty years as a scientist and an executive in the Research and Development departments of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, an MBA (Finance) and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics. He lives near Boulder, Colorado, USA with his wife Karen.