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Jay Shah, Octo Consulting COO

Jay Shah

Chief Operating Officer

Octo Consulting

Jay Shah, Octo Consulting COO

Jay Shah serves as the chief operating officer of Octo Consulting, an information technology service management group where he is responsible for delivering holistic growth.

He has more than 20 years of management and leadership experience in service delivery, business development, proposal creation, capture planning and operational management, according to his profile on the Octo website.

His decades' worth of consulting expertise is specialized in the federal health sector. He has technical expertise supporting architecture and IT strategy engagements across the federal government.

Over his more than 12 years of service at Octo, Shah has held multiple roles of increasing responsibility. He previously served as vice president of the company's health business unit, responsible for growing the federal health and civilian accounts.

Shah joined Octo in November 2008 as a principal. He served as a skilled project manager, strategic adviser and lead architect delivering value to clients, Octo said.

Before joining Octo, Shah served as a senior consultant at Capgemini, a French multinational corporation that provides consulting, technology, professional and outsourcing services.

He has been nominated for multiple industry awards and has won the FedHealthIT 100 award, which is given to recognize individuals driving change and advancement in the federal health IT market.

Shah earned a Master of Business Administration degree and a master's degree in IT management at the University of Maryland Global Campus. He also holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry.

He is a Certified Scrum Master, SAFe 4 Agilist, and Project Management Professional. He is ITIL v2 certified as well.

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