Michael Buckwald

Leap Motion

Michael Buckwald, 23, is CEO and co-founder of Leap Motion, the motion-control software and hardware company changing the future of human/computer interaction. Founded in 2010, Leap Motion announced its first product, the Leap, in May 2012. Previously Buckwald was founder and CEO of Zazuba.com, a business appointment service he sold to a major national yellow pages company in 2010. Buckwald launched Zazuba as an undergraduate at Georgetown University, where he received a dual Bachelor's degree in philosophy and political science. Buckwald also ran the first deployment of computers to Madagascar with the One Laptop Per Child program.