Prof. Ami Moyal was appointed President of Afeka Tel-Aviv Academic College of Engineering in 2014. Prior to his election, he founded and led the Afeka Center for Language Processing and headed of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering. He has 15 years of experience in the speech processing hi-tech industry holding positions ranging from Research Scientist to VP Technology Dev., VP Business Dev. and CEO of NSC, Natural Speech Communication Ltd. At Afeka, Prof. Moyal is carrying out his vision to transform engineering education and ensure the workforce readiness of Afeka graduates by modifying curricula, encouraging innovative pedagogy, integrating extra-curricular activities, restructuring learning and working spaces and building collaborations with the industry and the education system – all for the purpose of equipping students with the vital skills and knowledge required by modern engineers, while at the same time creating an atmosphere that promotes excellence through the joy of learning. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Ben-Gurion University in Be'er-Sheva, Israel.