Shofiul Islam

Business Development
Rutgers University Food Innovation Center

As Senior Manager of Client Services at the Rutgers Food Innovation Center (FIC), Sho is responsible for the design, development and management of business and technical mentoring projects for FIC clients. This includes providing strategic business advice and consultation, management of client inquires, and providing client management and customer service to each client of the FIC. Sho typically serves as the first point of contact for all potential new clients, and provides an assessment of client needs and the prioritization into the Rutgers Food Innovation incubator program. Sho also supports our efforts in business training, entrepreneur ideation sessions, quantitative research and data analysis at the Rutgers Food Innovation Center and our technology and website needs.

Sho is a graduate of New Jersey Agricultural Leadership Development Program (NJALDP) and is passionate about all things New Jersey. He received a B.S. in Environmental Business Economics, M.S. in Food and Business Economics, and M.S. in Public Affairs with an emphasis in community development, from Rutgers University.