Mounir Zok is pushing the boundaries of technology and sports on a daily basis. He is one the very few people on the planet who is working with sports leaders in 30+ different sports. He is currently the Director of Technology and Innovation for the U.S. Olympic Committee and his main focus is giving Team USA a 1% competitive edge through emerging technologies and innovative models. He drives technology and innovation programs that fuse wearable technology, smart fabrics, computer vision, virtual reality, augmented reality, IoT, and artificial intelligence to create a unique solution that enables athletes and coaches to make informed decisions.
Mounir has a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation and has 15+ years experience in creating, managing and advising startups. Mounir believes in bridges, not walls, and is strongly convinced that innovation contributes to a world where 1+1 nears infinity.
Mounir is a world citizen, having lived, studied and worked in Lebanon, Cyprus, Italy, Spain, UK, and the United States. Mounir holds a Ph.D. in Bioengineering, is fluent in 4 languages and currently lives with his wife and 2 children in the Silicon Valley.