Manish A. Shah

Manish A. Shah

VP of Growth & Innovation. A seasoned Strategy & Marketing executive across consulting & the travel industry. I now help airlines & hotels implement the Kanga SaaS platform to help maximize Service Recovery across Lost & Found and Mishandled Baggage.

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Accredited investor
Member since August 31, 2015
A 14 year veteran as a corporate executive that is now a Serial Entrepreneur and Angel Investor Quote_down
  • About
Investor interests
Type of investor Angel
Typical investment size $50,000 - $100k
Typical investments in a year 2
Categories of interest
Locations of interest
Credentials Accredited Investor
Investments made Decision Street
Board seats Pear'd Corp
1994 University of Western Ontario , BS , Honors Business Administration
1999 UNC - Chapel Hill , MBA , Technology & Strategy
1989 University of Calgary Shad Scholar

Companies I work or worked for:
Accenture, Ernst & Young, Cap Gemini, Walt Disney, Decision Street, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Cvent, Kanga Technology
Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

JAINA Rocks 2015 Award. 2014 IHG Bravo Award

If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to invent something cool.

My favorite startups:

Kanga, Uber, Bla Bla Bla Car

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?


What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?


What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Teamship, Honesty and Integrity based Leadership

Full bio

With over 10+ years of Strategy and Analytics experience, I help develop SaasS software products that help businesses grow.

My specialties include strategy, analytics, competitive analysis, customer experience design and overall product management / road-map development. I have also supported decision making and analtyics for the travel industry including airlines, hotels, and overall hospitality.
With these skills I now help drive Marketing and Innovation for Kanga's technology solutions based out of the Atlanta offices.