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Rajiv R Shah
Clinical Professor-Management
Office MailstopMail Box: SM43 
Email Address    Primary Phone Number 972-883-5904    Media Contact
 Professional Preparation
 MBAExecutive MBA ProgramSouthern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, Texas1985-1987
 Dr. Chaim Weizmann Post Doctoral FellowChemical PhysicsCALTECH, Pasadena, California1976-1979
 Ph.D. & MSElect. Eng. (Applied Physics)Rice University, Houston, Texas1972-1976
 B.Sc.Physics, [Math., Statistics]Ferguson College, Univ. of Pune, India1968-1972
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Highly accomplished intuitive technology executive leader skilled in corporate business strategy, strategic partnering and M&A due diligence. More than twenty years of experience in strategic planning and the formulation of partnerships and acquisitions to form successful alliances for the telecommunications, computer, semiconductor and laser industries. Recognized expertise in conceptualization, analysis and synthesis of business and technology issues for operations located in N. America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Proven track record in leading technology and product development, product roll-out, process and performance improvement and implementation into manufacturing.

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DurationRankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2008-PresentClinical ProfessorSchool of Management The University of Texas at Dallas
2008-PresentFounder, Managing Partner  Timmaron Capital Advisors
2005-PresentPrincipal and Founder  The IndusLotus Group LLC
2004-2005CTONorth America Alcatel, North America
2001-2005Vice PresidentResearch & Network Strategy, Research & Innovation Alcatel
1999-2001Senior ManagerNetwork Architecture & Design, Network Technology & Planning MCI Network Services, Inc., Richardson, Texas
1996-1999Senior ManagerWireless Mobile and Fixed Access Technology & Strategy MCI Network Services, Inc., Richardson, Texas
1994-1996Manager, Business DevelopmentCommunications & Electronic Systems TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Inc., Dallas and Houston, Texas
1989-1994Program ManagerField Programmable Gate Arrays, Semiconductor Group TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Inc., Dallas and Houston, Texas
1984-1989Program ManagerCMOS/BiCMOS Technology Development in Wafer Fabs TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Inc., Dallas and Houston, Texas
1979-1984Program ManagerLaser Process Technology Development in R&D Labs TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Inc., Dallas and Houston, Texas
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 Additional Information
  • Selected as Corporate High Potential (CHP) at Alcatel, top 0.5 % in the company
  • Selected as Member of the Summit Club at MCI WorldCom
  • Senior Member Technical Staff, Texas Instruments, Inc.
  • Member Group Technical Staff, Texas Instruments, Inc.
  • Dr. Chaim Weizmann Post Doctoral Fellow, CALTECH, Pasadena, California
  • Graduate Fellow and Research Assistant, Rice University, Houston, Texas
  • National Science Talent Search Scholar, Govt. of India, India
  • Selected in the top 1% in the joint entrance exam, Indian Institutes of Tech.
  • Graduated top of class and city in state administered high school exam.



  • 2002 - 2009: - Member, Engineering Executive Board, School of Engineering Southern Methodist University [SMU]
  • 2002 - 2009- Chairperson, Industry AdviSOry Board (lAB), Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Southern Methodist University [SMU]
  • 2002 - Present - Member, Industry Advisory Board (lAB), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas [UTD]


  • 2003 -2004, Board of Directors Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC)
  • 2004, Dallas Technology Business Council (TBC)
  • 1996: Board of Directors, Leadership Richardson Alumni Association
  • 1993 - 1994: Leadership Richardson, Class IX


  • 2000 - 2003: Board of Directors, Fairways of Sherrill Park Homeowners Association [FSPHOA]
  • 2002-2003: Vice President, FSPHOA 2000-2002: Secretary and Acting President, FSPHOA

Professional Organizations
  • American Physical Society (APS), since 1973
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), since 1974

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