Dr. Neil Buddy Shah is the CEO and co-founder of IDinsight, a client-service organization that helps developing country governments, social businesses, and NGOs make socially impactful decisions by using rigorous evidence. IDinsight carefully tailors a wide range of impact evaluations and other quantitative tools to enable our clients to design better policies, test ideas, and take informed action at scale to improve lives. IDinsight is demand-driven and responsive to the budgetary, operational, and time constraints faced by policymakers in international development. IDinsight has 8 offices across Asia, Africa and the United States.
Dr. Shah holds a B.A. in economics from Harvard University, an M.D. with special distinction in global health policy from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and an M.P.A.-International Development from Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He has represented IDinsight as an Echoing Green Fellow and as one of Forbes Magazine’s top “30 under 30″ social entrepreneurs.