Founder & CEO, VersaFleet
is a technopreneur with a passion for internet and biomedical technologies.
Founder & CEO of VersaFleet ™, he believes in automating the world’s logistics operations.
He left the lab early an d started his career in the cardiovascular & cardiac surgery product teams at Sanofi and Medtronic. In a business development role in a venture builder, he helped to launch several biomedical start ups. He then founded VersaFleet by serendipity, creating a powerful SaaS transport management system while actually trying to invent a medical device.
Shamir holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Supply Chain Management from National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering. He earlier graduated from NUS as a University Scholar with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biomedical Science, and a Minor in Technopreneurship , which he attained while on the NUS Overseas College program at the University of Pennsylvania & The Wharton School. He pursued his Honours research on regenerative stem cell therapy at Institute of Molecular Cell Biology, an A*STAR research institute.
He was named by Prestige in its ‘40 under 40’ list; by Singapore Tatler in its 2020 ‘Generation T’ list; is a Spirit of Enterprise Honouree (2017); was awarded ‘Youth Entrepreneur of the Year 2016’ by SMCCI; recognized by PM Lee in his 2017 New Year message; is occasionally invited by news media to speak on tech & national issues; and serves on several national committees.