Shalin R. Jyotishi oversees APLU's Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities program and serves as a core APLU researcher, strategist, and community builder focused on talent and workforce development, innovation ecosystems, and civic engagement at universities.
Recognized as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Shalin fulfills his mission through a variety of leadership positions. He is a Foretell Ambassador Board member at Georgetown University's Center for Security and Emerging Technology, a University Innovation Fellow at Stanford University, a member of the International Economic Development Council’s Higher Education Advisory Committee, and a member of the U.S. Youth Working Group to the United Nations. Shalin serves as an editor of the Journal of Economic Development in Higher Education, and previously served on the advisory board of APLU’s Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness & Economic Prosperity. His work has been featured in Forbes, Chronicle of Higher Education, IndustryWeek, and other outlets.
Previously, Shalin held science policy roles at the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and at the University of Michigan and consulting role with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the International Monetary Fund. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Journal of Science Policy and Governance, a non-profit publications focused on engaging early career researchers in policy.
Shalin is graduate of the University of Georgia, the birthplace of public higher education, where he was an editor of the Education Law & Policy Review and published book articles on regenerative medicine in The SAGE Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research. You can find him on Twitter at @ShalinJyotishi.