Mounir Zok is the Director of Technology and Innovation for the U.S. Olympic Committee and plays an instrumental and strategic role in opening a 1% competitive gap between Team USA and the rest of the world. He drives innovation and sports technology programs that increase the medaling chances of Team USA athletes at Olympic and Paralympic Games; such programs usually lie at the sweet intersection of various emerging technologies, among which: wearable technology, smart textiles, Internet of Things (IoT), virtual and augmented reality, and artificial intelligence and cognitive computing.
Mounir is a big fan of Design Thinking and Lean Startup methodologies, has a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation, and has 15+ years experience in creating, managing and advising startups.
Mounir holds a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, speaks at major national and international conferences and meetings, and is fluent in 4 languages. He currently lives with his wife and 2 children in the Silicon Valley.