Unreasonable Mentors

Jigar Shah

Director at U.S. Department of Energy

Jigar is an Unreasonable Mentor. Jigar has participated in 3 programs, including Unreasonable Impact US 2016, and has advised over 25 Unreasonable companies.
Jigarh Shah is the Director of the Loan Programs Office at the US Department of Energy. Prior to this role, was most recently co-founder and President at Generate Capital, where he focused on helping entrepreneurs accelerate decarbonization solutions through the use of low-cost infrastructure-as-a service financing. Prior to Generate Capital, Shah founded SunEdison, a company that pioneered “pay as you save” solar financing. After SunEdison, Shah served as the founding CEO of the Carbon War Room, a global non-profit founded by Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Unite to help entrepreneurs address climate change. Originally from Illinois, Shah holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois-UC and an MBA from the University of Maryland College Park.