Omair Shah

Partner & Director, Strategic Portfolio Development

Omair leads strategic portfolio development activities for TELUS Ventures. Drawing on his knowledge of TELUS’ business units, their strategic goals and existing capabilities, Omair helps determine priority investment areas and ensures that active opportunities are in alignment with the broader organization. He also plays a key role in the success of TELUS Ventures’ portfolio companies, working closely with founders and executives on value creation initiatives and helping them scale. 

Prior to joining TELUS Ventures, Omair was a Partner at Boston Consulting Group, where he was focused on driving large scale transformation and growth opportunities for telecommunication clients around the world. Over 14 years, Omair focused on business diversification, change and stakeholder management, advanced analytics and go-to-market program design and implementation. He is particularly passionate about helping organizations proactively tackle disruption and grow sustainably. 

Omair has lived and worked all over the world - on every continent but Antarctica. He now calls Toronto home and spends his free time helping decorate cakes at his wife’s bakery. When he’s not decorating, Omair can be found spending time and energy with his young children.

Omair holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BSBA with a major in accounting and finance from the American University of Sharjah.