Premal Shah is the President of Kiva.org, a personal microlending marketplace for the world’s working poor. Prior to Kiva, Premal was a Principal Product Manager at PayPal, an eBay company. During his 6-year career at PayPal, Premal drove a number of key initiatives including a yearlong project defining eBay’s role in economically empowering the global working poor. A number of corporate initiatives have come out of this effort, including PayPal’s support of Kiva. Prior to PayPal, Premal was a strategy consultant at Mercer Management Consulting in New York. Premal graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.