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30 November - 2 December 2021
The circleZurich

Nirali Shah
Director, Innovation, Partnerships at Vantage Airport Group


As Director of Innovation Partnerships at Vantage Airport Group, Nirali Shah is responsible for piloting new innovations and technologies that will set the stage for next generation passenger travel throughout Vantage’s global airport network and beyond. Working alongside Vantage partners, including JetBlue Technology Ventures, Nirali scouts, scopes and evaluates technologies and startup opportunities, seeking solutions that support Vantage’s business and enrich our customers’ experience. Nirali brings 10 years of startup and innovation leadership experience to her role with Vantage and was named an "Innovation Leader to Follow in 2019.” Prior to her role at Vantage, Nirali was an Innovation Architect for highly esteemed Cisco Hyperinnovation Living Labs (CHILL). She has also held general manager and invention ambassador roles for a $6 million incubation business unit at an innovation startup.

Agenda Sessions

  • Getting future-airport ready: considering the impact on future airport infrastructure and strategy