Nitin J. Shah is an inventor, innovator and strategist, with experience in technology development, corporate and product strategy, marketing, and business development.
Currently, Nitin is a Principal Innovator at MITRE Engenuity, a not-for-profit tech foundation for the public good, and is based in Silicon Valley. He was architect of a proposal for the National Semiconductor Technology Center, in support of the CHIPS Act for the semiconductor industry, working with corporations, start-ups, academia, and financial institutions. He was also the lead for a proposal to the DOD Microelectronics Commons for 6G mobile communications.
Nitin orchestrated a successful technology and business proposal to NASA’s Tipping Point program for an award to Nokia for deployment of the first ever 4G/LTE network on the lunar surface. Nitin’s career spans AT&T Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Nokia Bell Labs, several start-ups, and providing consulting and decision services for clients such as DoCoMo, Ericsson and Intel. He has expertise in mobile networking, digital media, consumer privacy and semiconductors. Nitin has a Bachelor’s of Arts and Master of Arts in Natural Sciences and a PhD in Microelectronics from the University of Cambridge in England.
Fun fact: Nitin is the sole inventor on a family of patents for “Airplane Mode”.