Lior Ben Shettrit
Mr. Lior Ben Shettrit joined BioBeat, an Innovative Israeli medical device start-up company, in 2017 as Head of Business Development and as a seed investor. As Head of Business Development, he successfully leads BioBeat to a sequence of achievements and accomplishments while exhibiting excellence in his work.
Prior to BioBeat, he completed ten years of service in the Israeli Navy. In 2010, Mr. Ben Shettrit completed the Naval officers’ course of the Israeli Naval Officers Academy (Summa Cum Laude, top performing cadet), during which he qualified in the fields of electronics, sonar, maritime warfare, management and leadership, to become a naval officer.
In 2012, based on his performance, he was elected to serve in the Israeli elite submarine flotilla, where he was a Sonar and Electronics Department Commander in an Israeli Navy Dolphin-class Submarine. As such, he instructed dozens of submarine crewmembers in troubleshooting the submarine’s electronic systems. He also planned and participated in over twenty complex flawless missions and operations outside the borders of Israel, all requiring strategic planning and analysis of intelligence research. The department under his command operated in conditions of uncertainty over long periods, exhibiting professionalism in the field of sonar and underwater ICT.
In 2014, he was promoted to a Lieutenant Commander and served in the Israeli Navy Headquarters as Head of the Submarines’ Experiments Section. This included designing, planning and managing new weapon systems and executing experiments within the range of tens of millions of dollars, as well as Product Management of operational combat systems, from basic characterization and development through assimilation and deployment in the Israeli Navy’s combating units. He and his team were among the winners of the 2016 Israel Defence Prize, for taking part in what The President of Israel defined as a complex and challenging national-scale project with significant contributions to the defense of the State of Israel.
During his service, Mr. Ben Shettrit worked closely and continuously with top Defence industries and technology companies in Israel and worldwide, gaining unique and valuable experience in these subject matters.
In parallel, in the last fifteen years Mr. Ben Shettrit volunteered as an Emergency Medical Technician and as an Ambulance Driver in the Israeli EMS (Magen David Adom). During these years, he has been guiding first-aid courses as well as supervising the MDA Overseas program in Ashdod, Israel.
Lior Ben Shettrit holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude) from Haifa University, Israel (2011), and a Master of Arts degree in Diplomacy and Security (Cum Laude) from the Tel-Aviv University, Israel (2016) where his studies focused on Economics and Political Science.