Ahmed Al-Shehab co-founded CAIR-New Jersey in 2003 and was elected as the chairman of CAIR-NJ's board of directors in 2006. In 2011, Ahmed was elected to CAIR's national board of directors. He currently serves on both CAIR and CAIR-NJ boards.
Ahmed holds a bachelor's degree from NJIT in computer engineering and a graduate diploma in accounting and finance from Columbia University.
Ahmed is an entrepreneur, currently managing his second firm that specializes in information technology executive program/project management with a specific focus on risk and crisis management in pharmaceutical and financial industries.