Paresh Shah is a positive force around everyone he meets. Paresh has a unique combination of technologist, Harvard MBA, serial entrepreneur, and yoga, wellness & meditation teacher.
Mr. Shah has built businesses valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars and is currently, founder and Chairman of Glimpulse, a company scientifically to generate revenue by helping people be happier and achieve high states of health and well-being (physiologically, psychologically, emotionally and in relationships). Glimpulse is specifically designed to address the shortcomings of social media that have been proven to cause anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, loneliness, disconnection and depression. Glimpulse uses the best thinking from neuroscience, sociology, happiness research, psychology, self-help and mindfulness to foster Love, Compassion and Kindness at a Global Scale - -and monetize the value and well-being we deliver to people, like traditional health, wellness and life-sciences companies do.
Throughout his career, Paresh’s passion has been to unite the analytic, action-driven business mindset typical of an scientist/engineer/MBA with leading-edge approaches from neuroscience, happiness research, physics, spirituality and business to fostering health and fulfillment.
The last multimedia company Mr. Shah co-founded is currently valued at over $1 billion.
His thinking and insights have been featured in publications such as Forbes, CEO.com, Inc., Entrepreneur, Smart CEO, TedX, and more.
Mr. Shah was a founding Board member of the Washington DC chapter of TiE.org and mentors young and women entrepreneurs.
Mr. Shah has worked with notable global leaders for peace including His Holiness the Dalai Lama. In 2015, His Holiness the Dalai Lama invited Paresh and his cofounder and wife, Dr. Eliza Shah, to participate in a 2-day discussion in Dhramsala with 30 other global thought-leaders to discuss secular and entrepreneurial solutions to enable world peace, compassion, happiness and a mindset of abundance. He was also recognized by the United Nations on International Peace Day as a global innovation leader and expert on fostering happiness, mindfulness and peace using business as a catalyst.