Ami Shah - Hall of Fame 2023

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ami Shah, B.S. ‘91, is a managing director in Fortress Investment Group LLC’s Intellectual Property Group based in Washington, D.C., where she focuses on a wide variety of investment opportunities in connection with intellectual property. In 2022 she founded Level Set Capital, where she focuses on unlocking university and research institutions’ intellectual property. Prior to joining Fortress in 2013, Shah worked for Intel, most recently heading the company’s global wireless patents. Before joining Intel, she was with the law firms of Dorsey & Whitney, and Fish & Richardson where she worked on patent prosecution, licensing and litigation matters. Shah was recognized by Intellectual Asset Magazine as one of the world’s leading IP strategists in the IAM 300, awarded to individuals with an established track record in developing and rolling out world-class IP value creation programs. Shah began her legal career as an examiner in the U.S. Patent Office. She holds a J.D. as well as a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from Wayne State University. Shah is a member of the College of Engineering’s Women’s Executive Leadership Society.

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