Dhiru (Dhirendra) Shah

Dhiru (Dhirendra) Shah, a member of the Council of Advisors (CoA) of the Taksha Center for Smart Village Initiative (TCSVI), has worked in International Business for the last 40 years, with graduate degrees from Baroda, India; the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Harvard Business School. His senior corporate executive level expertise has focused on marketing, finance, and general management in large corporations in India and the Middle East.

Shah is the President-elect of the Global Indian Business Council (GIBC) and the President of the India Awareness Foundation, both in Atlanta; the Director/Treasurer of the World Association for Vedic Studies (WAVES), and Vice Chairman of the Federation of Indian American Associations of Georgia.

He is a writer and speaker in various forums, as well as being an experienced organizer of lectures, seminars, and discussion groups on a wide range of topics, including social/politics/economics/history, with particular reference to India and the US.