Category: Business Leader

Sanjay Shah – CEO and Founder of Solo Capital

Sanjay Shah is a successful businessman, accountant and entrepreneur who has many years of experience in each industry. He started as an accountant working for many prominent businesses and banking industries when he decided to open his own trading and consulting investment firm called Solo Capital. In September of 2011, he finally launched the company and it quickly rose to a net worth estimated in the millions. The company started out with just a few employees and they all worked very hard for a year. Little did they know that Solo Capital would blossom into such a successful company with over 39 locations and 1000 employees. Solo Capital’s headquarters are located in London but there are offices spread throughout the area. The company has been quite successful in conduction business and has allowed Shah to sit back and relax a bit, semi-retiring from the business and pursuing other areas of interest.

Sanjay Shah is originally from Kenya. He moved to Central London with his family to attend King’s College where he wanted to become a doctor. He started studying medicine and decided that it wasn’t what he wanted to do anymore. He changed his major to accounting, and started studying the world of finances. After graduating college, he continued with his career in finance and learned many avenues and gained a lot of experience, but was tired of the commute.

In 2011, his youngest son was diagnosed with autism and it changed his life along with his wife and family as they learned how to help him. Shah started a charity called Autism Rocks. It was launched in 2014 and is charity event that focuses on raising money to help raise awareness and aid in research. Many people are diagnosed with autism and Shah wants to be able to help those in need and better understand the condition. Autism Rocks is an invite only concert event that invites famous musicians to perform and help raise money for the charity.

 

Learn more about Sanjay Shah:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanjay_Shah_(businessman)