Ami Daniel

Founder and CEO

Windward

For two decades, Ami has harnessed innovation and a relentless focus on driving transformative change to build successful organizations in both the nonprofit and private sectors. A seven-year veteran of the Israeli Navy - where he developed his passion for the sea - Ami co-founded Windward in 2010 with the mission of bringing Predictive Intelligence to the maritime ecosystem. Over the past decade, the company has partnered with governments, the United Nations, Frontex, marine insurers, and compliance teams to power operational readiness and future-forward decisions. Prior to co-founding Windward, Ami led a community center aimed at promoting coexistence, and an NGO to inspire and engage youth at risk. The recipient of a BA in Law & Business from Tel Aviv University, Ami has won numerous accolades over the course of his career, including the Ilan Ramon Award for Excellence and the Israeli President's Award for Social Good.