Shiran Shmerling, World Sales & Finance Executive

Born and raised in Switzerland, Shiran studied film and television at Tel Aviv University. After completing her Bachelor’s Degree, she got an international MBA while also certifying for the international Skipper’s license. She speaks seven languages and is learning the eighth now, Arabic.

Shiran is a passionate analogue photographer, co-created an online space to break taboos around sexuality, is a co-operative member of a language school teaching Arabic and Hebrew through a critical lens, and recharges her batteries in the sun like a lizard. At First Hand Films, Shiran is in charge of the company’s financial controlling with a focus on international online sales, growing its digital offering. She loves working in offline-deep-focus-mode and yet couldn’t work one day without the fantastic women surrounding her.