The Making of a Biomed CEO
In 1996, 18-year-old Mihir Shah left Mumbai to study at Drexel. He spoke little English and had barely used a computer, but he wanted to study computer engineering, and he wanted to make an impact. Over the years, using technology invented at Drexel, he built a breast cancer detection device that is already saving lives in the developing world, signed a prestigious distribution deal with a global corporation, and became fêted in his home country. This is the story of how he got from there to here.