David Holz is the CTO and Co-founder of Leap Motion, a software and hardware company developing the world’s most powerful and sensitive 3-D motion-control technology. The company’s first product, the Leap Motion Controller, lets users navigate and interact with computer applications by translating hand and finger movements into 3D input. The platform also supports virtual and augmented reality experiences, expanding Leap Motion beyond the PC.
David was pursuing his PhD in Applied Mathematics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when he left to co-found Leap Motion. David also contracted for NASA’s Langley Research Center and conducted neuroscience research while at The Max Planck Institute.