Business Development Officer
Sector Lead: Life Sciences; Healthcare
Sho Islam is a Business Development Officer at Choose New Jersey, Inc., an independently funded and operated 501(c)(3) focused on business attraction and marketing for the State of New Jersey. Sho is responsible for supporting the lead generation and business development efforts for the Life Sciences and Healthcare sector.
Prior to joining Choose New Jersey, Sho led the business development efforts at Rutgers University’s Food Innovation Center (RFIC). His thirteen-plus year tenure at the RFIC included various roles of progressive responsibilities including strategic business consulting, project and client management, contract writing, quantitative research, and data analysis.
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.
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