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Birju Shah is a technology entrepreneur who was most recently Group Product Manager at Climate Corporation. He has been an advisor to several Silicon Valley, Boston, and Chicago start-ups. Birju draws upon 15 years of building, launching, and scaling software, hardware, and big data solutions to solve large consumer problems.
In aggregate, he has launched products that are used by over 1+billion people in 190 countries. Birju’s products include: Climate Yield Analysis application, Arrowstream OnDemand, a smart contact lens, various mobile map products, and management mobile diabetic products.
Birju has always focused on products and projects that are a catalyst for big change in the world. He firmly believes the lottery of birth needs a great equalizer for those not so lucky. He is committed to ensuring access to education, mentors that give back, and opportunities for those with fewer opportunities. He currently is on the board and volunteers with the Global Leadership Program at IIT, which helps high school junior and senior students in Chicago from lower income backgrounds get into college. Birju joined the IJRC Leadership Council in 2017.