What are the technologies and innovations that are making the biggest impact on sports? What strategies does Team USA use to leverage the technological know-how? And what are some of the challenges it faces? Mounir Zok, Director of Technology and Innovation for the US Olympic Committee, will shed some light onto these questions and share insights into some of the projects that Team USA is working on in preparation for future Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Mounir Zok plays an instrumental and strategic role in bringing emerging technologies to Team USA. He is responsible for championing, establishing and running high-performance technology programs that help increase the chances of Team USA athletes recieving medals at the future Olympic and Paralympic Games. These programs usually lie at the intersection of various emerging technologies, such as: wearable technology, smart textiles, and fabric, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence and cognitive computing.