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Niraj Shah
  • Industry

    Consumer Technology

  • Location

    Boston, MA

  • Social Media
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TECH POWER PLAYERS 50 | RANKED #7

Niraj Shah

CEO and Cofounder, Wayfair

BIOGRAPHY

Why a Tech Power Player?

For leading contributions to e-commerce, logistics, and customer experience at one of Boston's biggest companies.

Niraj Shah cofounded Wayfair with Steve Conine in 2002, and the pair rapidly grew the business to become the largest online retailer of home furnishings in the US. Previously, Shah served as CEO and cofounder of Simplify Mobile and CEO and cofounder of Spinners. He also serves on the board of the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.

Shah holds a B.S. in engineering from Cornell University.

CAREER MILESTONES

2017

The Shah Family Foundation was launched by Niraj and Jill Shah to support work in education, health care, and the community

2002

Cofounded Wayfair with Steve Conine and became CEO

1995

Became CEO and cofounder of Spinners, an IT services firm

SIMILAR PROFILES

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TECH POWER PLAYERS 50 | RANKED #7

Niraj Shah

CEO and Cofounder, Wayfair

Niraj Shah
  • Industry

    Consumer Technology

  • Location

    Boston, MA

  • Social Media

BIOGRAPHY

Why a Tech Power Player?

For leading contributions to e-commerce, logistics, and customer experience at one of Boston's biggest companies.

Niraj Shah cofounded Wayfair with Steve Conine in 2002, and the pair rapidly grew the business to become the largest online retailer of home furnishings in the US. Previously, Shah served as CEO and cofounder of Simplify Mobile and CEO and cofounder of Spinners. He also serves on the board of the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.

Shah holds a B.S. in engineering from Cornell University.

CAREER MILESTONES

2017

The Shah Family Foundation was launched by Niraj and Jill Shah to support work in education, health care, and the community

2002

Cofounded Wayfair with Steve Conine and became CEO

1995

Became CEO and cofounder of Spinners, an IT services firm

RELATED ARTICLES
Wayfair cuts 870 jobs, including 400 in Boston, as stock plunges

Wayfair cuts 870 jobs, including 400 in Boston, as stock plunges

Wayfair freezes hiring for 90 days citing economic uncertainty

Wayfair freezes hiring for 90 days citing economic uncertainty

Wayfair stock plunges as online sales tumble

Wayfair stock plunges as online sales tumble

SIMILAR PROFILES