Prem Shunmugavelu (he/him) is native of the Chicagoland area and has a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. His career includes roles as campaign staff on various Democratic Congressional campaigns as well as a staffer in the United States Senate and one of the co-Leaders of the Indian American Center for Political Awareness, well-known from running the Washington Leadership Program (WLP).
He also served on the Board of Indian American Leadership Initiative (IALI) as well as serving as the Vice Chair for the Minnesota Asian Indian Democratic Association (MAIDA).
He now serves as a eCommerce Software Sales and Business Development Professional after a 13 year Career at Colgate-Palmolive and 3 Years as a Consultant at Kantar. Prem lives in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro area with his spouse and two sons.