Mentor Session: Jason Shah
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Jason Shah is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Sherpa Foundry.
He previously was a Product Manager at Yammer, where he focused on building out new features for the leading enterprise social network which was acquired by Microsoft in 2012. Prior to Yammer, Jason founded INeedAPencil.com, which provides free online education tools to students from low-income families. After growing INeedAPencil.com to more than 50,000 students with an average score increase of 202 points, Jason sold INeedAPencil.com to CK12 in 2011.
Jason holds an AB with honors from Harvard College with degrees in sociology and computer science. He blogs regularly at blog.jasonshah.org and tweets shorter thoughts @jasonyogeshshah.