Neel Shah

Neel Shah is an experienced sports management professional, ICF-certified life coach, educator and author. He has worked for over two decades on the development and commercialization of sport in North America, Asia and Europe. In 2018, he established the Global Institute of Sports Business. Here, he currently serves as the associate dean and the head of counselling. Prior to setting up the institute with India On Track, Neel was the CEO of DSK Shivajians FC and the Liverpool FC International Academy-DSK. Before stepping into professional club management, he served as the business director for Libero Sports. Preceding his move to India in 2009, Neel spent seven years with New York-based Major League Soccer serving as director of fan development. Shah secured his MBA in Sports Management from Seton Hall University.