- 2019 Speakers
Omidyar Network , Entrepreneur in Residence
Shamir is a software engineer turned finance and banking expert. Prior to joining Omidyar Network as an Entrepreneur in Residence, Shamir headed Open API initiatives at BBVA. Shamir also Co-founded Simple, an online banking services startup based in Portland, Oregon. Before Simple, Shamir was a consultant with McKinsey & Co. specializing in strategy consulting for financial institutions in Europe, the Middle East, and the US. He has a bachelor’s in computer science, a master’s in information technology, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.