Hitesh Shah



Hitesh Shah has been a passionate and tireless advocate for Conscious Capitalism for many years. He has championed Conscious Capitalism to hundreds of companies and CEOs, especially in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Together with Raj Sisodia and Neha Sangwan, Hitesh launched and managed the Conscious Business Leadership Academy, sponsored by the accounting firm BDO. The Academy has graduated 75 CEOs and 40 C-Suite leaders so far, and has been described as a life-changing experience by participants.

Hitesh Shah has more than 25 years of experience spanning startup through venture financing and eventual M&A exits in multiple high technology companies. He has in-depth experience in people management, finance, venture capital, business development, product management, business planning and customer service. Hitesh has raised over $100M in venture capital for four different startups. Hitesh serves on the Executive Leadership Council of Parents Helping Parents (PHP), an organization whose mission is to empower families to build bright futures for children with special needs. He also serves as a board director of Human Needs Project (HNP), an organization focused on alleviating poverty and on the board of How Women Lead (2020 Women on Boards).