Shally Shanker

Shally Shanker is the Founder and Managing Partner of AiiM Partners Fund which invests in companies building technologies that solve complex social and environmental issues, with a focus on oceans and how they affect and are affected by land/agriculture and air/energy. 

The AiiM team has combined 160 years of experience and the team’s portfolio strategy has yielded top quartile performance while benefiting 3 million people worldwide. Women CEOs and founders comprise 50% of the AiiM portfolio. 


Prior to launching AiiM this year, Shally, CFA, was the Director of Mission Investing at the Schmidt Family Foundation and seven years prior to that, she was the Investment Officer at The Schmidt Family Foundation and Vice President of Investments at Hillspire, LLC. In addition to her investment experience, she also worked at the Stanford Solutions Science Lab at the Stanford School of Medicine building a community-based intervention program for childhood obesity prevention among low income, at-risk communities. She was recently invited to join the Queen's Commonwealth Trust Advisory Board.