Ami Dror is the founder & CEO of LeapLearner, an edutainment company that empowers students to become innovative self-learners with the skills they need to succeed in the 21st century. Ami is also the co-founder of Zaitoun Ventures, a Startup Factory that leads and executes investments in disruptive startups in Israel together with its international partners.
Prior to founding Zaitoun Ventures, Ami had a successful public sector career as head of security for the Israeli Prime-Minister and as Vice-Consul in Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Moving into the private sector, Ami co-founded XPAND 3D, and led its growth into a global industry frontrunner with over 15,000 3D Cinema installations worldwide and millions of 3D consumer products sold annually. Additionally, he initiated the work on the first 3D-TV and led the formation of a 3DTV licensing company, jointly owned by Sony, Samsung, XPAND and Panasonic.
Ami played an integral role in the development of Amblyz that revolutionized the treatment of childhood amblyopia. Ami serves as a member of the board of directors of two public companies and several private companies. He holds a BSC in computer engineering from the Open University in Israel and is the co-founder of the China-Israel Innovation Fellowship, a Hong Kong based NGO that promotes global innovation. Ami is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute and an active member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.