Rishi U. Shah, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Outcome Health, is a successful media and technology entrepreneur & investor who founded Outcome Health in 2006 to improve health outcomes by serving actionable health information to chronic disease patients. Today, the company’s digital place based media networks and mobile media offerings impact hundreds of millions of patient visits across 10,000+ hospital & health systems and the firm’s clients include 33 of the 35 largest life science manufacturers.
In addition to his work at Outcome Health, Rishi serves on the Board of Directors of many civic organizations including Young Presidents Organization (YPO), 1871, MATTER, and the Academy for Global Citizenship, an internationally renowned charter school. In 2012, he co-founded a personal venture investment firm, Jumpstart Ventures, through which he has made over 45 direct investments in fast growing early to late stage startups. Additionally, Rishi serves as a mentor for numerous technology start-up accelerator/incubator programs including TechStars Chicago, HealthBox and Blueprint Health in New York City.
Previous to Outcome Health, and while in his first year in college, Rishi founded NBR, a Northwestern University-based collaborative publication distributed to more than 60 leading college campuses worldwide. In high school, he founded a home computer consulting firm whose clients were acquired by a national electronics retailer. Rishi has also started and led several non-profit initiatives including the Urban-Suburban Domestic Exchange Initiative, a program sponsored by the Gates foundation to facilitate cross-school interaction.
Crain’s Chicago Business recognized Rishi as the youngest ever member of their annual 40-Under-40 class in 2009 and he frequently lectures at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management & McCormick School of Engineering. A Chicago resident, Rishi is an avid fan of his hometown Bulls.