Shachar received his training as a practical engineer at the ORT Bialik Academy in Israel. He received his B.Sc. in engineering (Communications) from UNH, Connecticut in the USA, and an MBA from the Heriot Watt University in Scotland. Working for several communication companies Shachar has extensive knowledge in VOIP, GSM and WiFi networks. From 2004 to 2006 Shachar served as the general manager at Sustainer – an Israeli computer and communication company.