Gautam Shah is the founder of The Internet of Elephants, a technology firm devoted to developing software that contributes to the preservation and love of wildlife. Their mission is to use technology to create a stronger bond between people across the world and wild animals. Internet of Elephants has been recognized as a Fast Company World's Most Innovative Company as well as won a European Design Awards gold medal for their data visualization work. Gautam is a National Geographic Fellow, a far cry from his days working as an IT consultant for 20 years at Accenture.
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