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Shameek Bose

Shameek Bose

Business Partnerships Manager at amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research


amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Business Development

• Led business development for international and national corporate partnerships for Foundation that resulted in $11.5M in new revenue from companies including: Harry Winston, Delta Air Lines, MAC Cosmetics, FIJI, Hugo Boss, Armani, Belvedere, Tumi, Kohler, Shangri-La, IMAX, and LVMH.
• Serve as liaison and project manager to corporate partners in support of fundraising programs, marketing initiatives and event marketing.
• Responsible for strategic planning and activation of partnerships associated with the Foundation, including major retail and consumer product campaigns.
• Career highlights include:
o Secured a 3-year, multi-million dollar global partnership with jeweler Harry Winston, which includes a comprehensive fundraising, marketing and public relations campaign in support of amfAR.
o Negotiated a licensing deal with designer Jean Paul Gaultier to create a limited edition bag to benefit amfAR; secured national distribution deals with Bloomingdale’s, SCOOP NYC, and several online retailers.
o Partnered with Kiehl’s to produce LifeRide for amfAR, a cross county motorcycle charity ride with celebrities to raise HIV/AIDS awareness. The initiative has raised $1 million to date.
o Activated an event-based partnership with Microsoft in New York, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Toronto, & Miami, which included a $600K donation; integration of Surface tablets at events; and an extensive media and social media campaign resulting in millions of impressions for the sponsor.
o Leveraged Sotheby’s private network of high net worth art collectors to bid on an exclusive experience with Sharon Stone, amfAR’s fundraising chair, which sold for $150,000.
o Executed a $500K partnership with Delta Air Lines, including ads in the Delta Sky Miles magazine and by featuring amfAR’s documentary “Battle of amfAR” on seatbacks on Delta flights globally.
o Launched amfAR’s first online store.

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Strategy Consultant, Corporate Social Responsibility

Produced market strategy for Intertek’s new web-based supply chain sourcing platform designed to provide one-stop information about socially responsible vendors for apparel and agriculture. Project being piloted now.


Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs

Senior Thesis Project: Better Life

Developed a commercially viable non-profit donor engagement game. Conceived and designed a network-based game that generates revenue for non-profit partners from game profits. Recruited 2 team members from Columbia Business School. Developed pitches for social enterprise competitions. Preparing RFP for building prototype, developing complete business plan, and identifying potential non-profit partners.

• Semi-finalist at Harvard Social Venture Pitch Competition
• Reached round 2 of Global Social Venture Competition
• Accepted as competitor in Dell Social Innovation competition

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Moodys Corporation

Consultant, MicroFinance Rating Project

Selected from SIPA for project to create a new ratings scorecard to guide investment in microfinance. Researched social performance measures, interviewed 30-40 microfinance leaders, shared findings with Moody’s team.


Bose Consulting


Led projects in corporate relations, donor development, product development, and partnerships with leading non-profit organizations. Projects listed separately.

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Consultant, Product Development

Conceived and developed several revenue-generating products for non-profit that pairs major US companies with high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging economies.

• Successfully pitched program for US corporations to place staff at Endeavor client for on-the-ground training.

• Product secured initial $100K donation from KPMG.


Bronx Pride Community Center

Consultant, Fundraising & Board Development

Developed comprehensive annual fundraising plan, advised on Board development, and created strategy for partnering with Manhattan-based LGBT organizations to raise awareness of South Bronx issues. Plan included major donor cultivation, corporate outreach, membership, government funding, and social media.

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Consultant, Corporate Relations

Initiated and cultivated 25 new partnerships across industries. Used personal network to gain introductions to key people. Generated 77 million media impressions and raised $500,000.

• Cold-called, pitched, won & designed a co-branded marketing campaign with Whole Foods.

• Brought in Toyota as a first-time donor.

• Secured event sponsorship from companies including JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley


Services & Advocacy of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders (SAGE)

Consultant, Corporate Partnerships

Created corporate partnership program for SAGE to diversify funding streams and attract new corporate donors. Developed campaign collateral including corporate pitch deck, national donor target list, model letters of introduction, and talking points for Town Halls and LGBT employee groups.

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NYC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center

Consultant, Major Donor & Corporate Relations

• Pitched, won & designed a co-branded multi-city marketing campaign with DreamWorks Theatrical’s production of Shrek. Exceeded past year fundraising goals by 350%.

• Produced Out to Work (, the largest LGBT career fair in the Northeast. Brought in 60 employers and attracted 3000 candidates. Secured Harrah’s Entertainment as a sponsor. Managed all logistics and volunteer steering committee of 20.


Debevoise & Plimpton

Project Manager, Evidence Collection

Oversaw global evidence collection project for case brought by US Department of Justice against Siemens Corporation. Planned and managed timeline and logistics, trained local staff. Negotiated with CEOs of local Siemens offices in India, Mexico and Singapore to comply with document handover.

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JPMorgan Chase

Junior Relationship Manager, JPMorgan Asset Management

Sold $30 Million JPM financial products to Charles Schwab financial advisors and Independent Registered Investment Advisors nationwide. Presented investment strategies to high net worth clients.


JPMorgan Chase

Management Trainee, Internal Consulting Services

Treasury & Security Services (3/05 – 2/06)
Maximized profitability of bank’s ADR (American depositary receipt) services for non-US companies. Created marketing materials such as pitch books & competitive analyses for clients (e.g. Sony, Baidu).

J.P. Morgan Private Bank (8/04 – 3/05)
Project lead for aligning OMNI accounting platform with Sarbanes Oxley recertification requirements. Produced $5MM saving.

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Columbia University - School of International and Public Affairs

Masters in Public Administration, International Policy & Management

New York University, Wagner Research Center for Leadership in Action

Social Media Training

Grameen Creative Lab

Microfinance Training

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

B.A., Economics