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Shad Ahmed

Senior Vice President & Chief Partnerships Officer

Shad Ahmed leads Opportunity@Work’s Partnerships & Alliances team, which includes the STARs Insights Initiative and our collaborations with leading companies and workforce development organizations. He was previously Vice President of Growth & Business Operations at Medallia, where he designed, launched and led several teams as the software company tripled in size. Prior to Medallia, Shad was an Associate Partner at McKinsey&Company, where he specialized in strategy and organizational work and focused on public-private partnerships in education, labor market and economic development with clients across the private, social and public sectors. Originally from Texas, Shad currently lives in San Francisco with his wife and 2 young children. Pronouns: he, him, his