Shan Zaidi is a Principal at Venture Fuel Partners, a VC firm focused on seed and early stage investments in promising technology startups.
In addition to his work at VFP, Shan is the CFO of Texas Gas Transport, a cryogenic logistics company he cofounded. And, he is an active real estate investor and broker at SVN, a commercial real estate firm focusing on multifamily, office and land assets.
Shan previously worked in management consulting where he advised fortune 500 companies on technology strategy and aided private equity clients with portfolio strategy and asset management.
Shan attended Southern Methodist University where he triple-majored in Economics, Finance and Engineering Management and earned a master’s degree in Operations Research. Shan also received his Master of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.
Outside of work Shan enjoys playing golf, ice hockey and sand volleyball. Shan also dedicates his time to a number of civically minded organizations including the Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce, Echelon, the World Affairs Council, the 43 Club, the One Society, the Junior Conservancy, the Dervish Club, Young Texans Against Cancer, the American Red Cross Young Professionals Auxiliary, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Vivaldi Patrons Circle, and the Dallas Museum of Art Junior Associates.