Smita Shah

Founder & President, SPAAN Tech, Inc.

Smita Shah is the founder of SPAAN Tech, Inc., an infrastructure firm that offers expertise in planning and designing transportation and buildings.  Her firm was named fastest growing company by Inc. 5000. Ms. Shah is also a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, which honors those who changed the fabric of the United States. She serves as Chairman of the Chicago Sister Cities Delhi Committee, Vice Chair of the Chicago Plan Commission and is a member of the MIT Corporation Development Committee, Board Member of Ann and Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital and Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation.