Mr. Parag Shah is the Managing Partner of Mahindra Partners, the 1 Bn USD Private Equity and Venture Capital division of the 17.8 Bn USD Mahindra Group. In a career spanning over 19 years, Parag has held various positions with the Mahindra Group including Directorships across Group companies. He has extensive experience in building new businesses, startups, turn arounds, joint ventures and mergers & acquisitions.
Prior to his current assignment, Parag worked for the Office of the Vice Chairman & Managing Director, and was involved in New Business Development and strategy for the Group. He joined the Group in 1999 as Chief Executive Officer of Officemartindia Ltd.
Parag holds a BS Degree in Computer Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology with special electives in Psychology and Manufacturing Technology. He is also a graduate of the General Management Program from Harvard Business School.
Parag has been recognized by Economic Times & Spencer Stuart as India’s Top 40 Business Leaders under the age of 40. He has also been featured by India Today as ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’. Parag is on the Executive Committee of several industry bodies like CII, FICCI, TIE, and has been invited as a regular speaker at various International forums.
Parag is affiliated with various prestigious NGO associations such as Sabarkanta Relief Committee and JBS Trust. He is also a Founder Director of “Executives Without Borders”, an NGO based in USA.