Managing Partner, Shield Capital
BioRaj Shah is the Managing Partner of Shield Capital, a venture capital firm focused on technologies at the nexus of the commercial and defense markets. He is also the chairman of Resilience Insurance, a start-up powering new approaches to cyber insurance. Previously he ran the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), reporting to the Secretary of Defense. Raj led DIUx in its efforts to strengthen U.S. armed forces through contractual and cultural bridges between Silicon Valley and the Pentagon. Raj serves as a reserve F-16 pilot in the US Air Force and has completed multiple combat deployments. He holds an AB from Princeton University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.