Pallavi Shah is a Sr. Vice President at Black Stone IP. As an industry recognized thought leader, spokesperson and champion in technology, innovation and intellectual property, Ms. Shah has focused on helping Fortune-100 companies and their partners monetize their innovations, bring internet and security technologies to market, and protect their innovations through filing of well over 100 patents. Ms. Shah has served as a Board Observer of venture-funded Silicon Valley startups, and has chaired various standards committees, including MPEG4-Java. She is also inventor of four US patents and has authored and presented multiple technical and business papers.
Prior to Black Stone IP, Ms. Shah served in various senior management roles at HP, including where she monetized HP’s intellectual property through patent sales, technology transfer, channel / partner development and new business incubations. Before HP, she managed alliances for Sun Microsystems (now Oracle Corporation). Prior to Sun, Ms. Shah worked for the Stanford Research Institute (SRI), where she pioneered the world’s first interactive HDTV.