Rishi U. Shah, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of ContextMedia, is a successful media and technology entrepreneur who founded ContextMedia 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 5,000+ hospital
Rishi U. Shah, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of ContextMedia, is a successful media and technology entrepreneur who founded ContextMedia 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 5,000+ hospital & health systems and the firm’s clients include 18 of the 20 largest pharmaceutical companies.
Rishi serves on the Board of Directors of many civic organizations including Young Presidents Organization (YPO), the Institute for Student Business Education at Northwestern University 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 30 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, 1871, HealthBox and Blueprint Health.
Previous to ContextMedia, and while in his first year in college, Rishi founded the Northwestern Business Review, a Northwestern University-based collaborative publication distributed to more than 60 leading 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 at the intersection of youth, education and media including the Urban-Suburban Domestic Exchange Initiative, a program sponsored by the Gates foundation to facilitate cross-school interaction.
CEO @ ContextMedia is a health information services company, building digital media technologies to deliver actionable education to patients to improve health outcomes. The company empowers healthcare professionals to engage patients by curating content personalized for each provider practice. ContextMedia's platforms deliver specialty focused patient education for over 5,000 hospitals and physician practices reaching over 10MM patients a month. From June 2006 to Present (9 years 7 months) Board Member @ From June 2013 to Present (2 years 7 months) Managing Partner @ From November 2011 to Present (4 years 2 months) Board Member @ From 2011 to Present (4 years)
Bachelor's, Learning and Organizational Change @ Northwestern University From 2005 to 2008 Research/Summer, Economics @ Harvard University From 2005 to 2005 Economics @ University of Illinois at Chicago From 2004 to 2004 Rishi Shah is skilled in: Entrepreneurship, Nonprofits, Change Management, New Media, Start-ups, Strategic Partnerships, Digital Media, Marketing Strategy, Social Media, Online Advertising, Integrated Marketing, Digital Marketing, Business Strategy, Digital Strategy, Social Media Marketing
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