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Aakash Shah

Operating Partner

Contact Info

Mr. Shah is an Operating Partner of CenterOak. Most recently, the CenterOak team worked with Mr. Shah as Chief Executive Officer of Vivify, a realized Fund I portfolio company.

Mr. Shah held leadership roles at Vivify for more than 20 years and, during his tenure, he played a pivotal role in growing the business into a leading supplier of organic colorants, functional ingredients and additives to the consumer and industrial specialties markets.

Mr. Shah’s experience includes decades of owning, managing, and investing in middle-market companies across a variety of industries, including life science, industrial distribution, and service companies.

Mr. Shah received a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University.