Shamir is passionate about content, digital experiences and audience development and is currently at a YC startup. Shamir was born in Canada, graduated from Harvard and now resides in San Francisco. Previously, he was head of digital for the Doha Film Institute, empowering filmmakers to tell their stories. Prior to that he made documentaries. Shamir seeks to combine his passion for tech and media, tenacity as an entrepreneur, creativity as an artist, and propensity for data, in service of ambitious endeavors.