Amit Sheth
Entrepreneur/Bestselling Author/Athlete/Motivational Speaker
Education:
  • M.B.A. University Of Lowell, U.S.A,
  • M.S., (Plastics Engineering) UMass Lowell, U.S.A.
  • L.L.B (G) University of Bombay.


Author of the book: “Dare to Run”

  • Dare to Run has been on The Economic Times, New Delhi, Bestseller list for 2011. 
  • Started running at the age of 38 and since has runs dozens of Marathons and Ultra Marathons around the world.
  • Was the first Indian to Run the Two Oceans Ultra -Marathon (56 km) South Africa (2008).
  • Was the first Indian to Run the 89 km Comrades Ultra Marathon - The Ultimate Human race. South Africa. (2009).
  • Has been appointed International Brand Ambassador by the Comrades Marathon Association. Comrades has been run since 1921.
  • Was awarded the "Spirit of Comrades" award in 2016.  The first Asian to be awarded this honour. 
  • Has been recognized by the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, as an athlete who has contributed to promoting the sport of running in India.

Established RuHI:
(Runners for Hope Initiative)
RuHI is a charity for the treatment of children suffering from cancer and being treated at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. 

Profession:
  • Worked for General Electric Plastics in the United States of America and The Netherlands as Manager Business Development. (1992 – 1995). 
  • Established Skydomes India Pvt Ltd in 1995. The Company is involved in Manufacturing and Installing Commercial and Residential Skylights.

Member:

Managing and Executive Committee of Shri Vile Parle Kelavni Mandal. SVKM is an Educational Trust which manages educational institutions such as NMIMS, NM College, Mithibai College, DJ Sanghvi Engineering College etc.

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