Before joining the University of St.Gallen, Shamir established a multifaceted career as a Start-up Consultant, Business Administration Administrator, and Lecturer. His expertise is rooted in consulting and management, with a particular focus on project and event management, highlighted by his roles in UEFA EURO 2008 and 2012. At St. Gallen, he now provides comprehensive support for both Full-time and Part-time MBA programs, leveraging his extensive experience in these areas.
Shamir's academic credentials include an MBA in Management of Technology and Innovation from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne - EPFL and UNIL HEC Lausanne in Switzerland. Further enhancing his academic pursuits, he has completed modules in Life Science Bio-Tech/Med-Tech and Pharmaceutics at EPFL. His dedication to education and training is evident through his Swiss Webmaster (2000) and Adobe Train the Trainer (2018) certifications. Recognizing his contributions to academia, he received the Business School Lausanne Distinguished Faculty Award in 2014 and 2015.
Originating from Haifa, Israel, and now residing in Zurich, Switzerland, Shamir is a Swiss citizen fluent in German, English, and Hebrew. His personal interests are as diverse as his professional and academic journeys, encompassing literature, music, philosophy, design, running, and a passion for exploring new destinations.