Strategy and Innovation

Manish Shah


Manish Shah teaches Strategic Thinking and Innovation & Risk at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. 

As Leadership Development Consultant at Rush University Medical Center, Manish develops and delivers leadership programs for clinical leaders and administrators using Design Thinking principles. Previously, Manish was Senior Management Consultant at Bene Agere, where he led a global process redesign and data analytics initiative for a prominent medical devices company.

For over six years, Manish was Senior Director of R&D and Innovation at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. In this role he was responsible for evaluating and launching new product ideas for the school. Prior to that, Manish was President and CEO of Midwest Law Printing. Under his leadership, the company’s cash flow doubled. Prior roles included Technology Specialist at Motorola, and Strategy Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2008

Professional Experience

Leadership Development Consultant

Rush University Medical Center

Senior Director RDI

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

President and CEO

Midwest Law Printing

Global Strategic Alliances Manager


Technology Specialist


Strategy Consultant



Northwestern University

Master in Business Administration

Illinois Institute of Technology

Master of Science