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Rony Abovitz (born 1971) is an American entrepreneur. Abovitz founded MAKO Surgical Corp., a company manufacturing surgical robotic arm assistance platforms, in 2004. MAKO was acquired by Stryker Corporation in 2013 for $1.65B.
Abovitz is the founder of the augmented reality company Magic Leap and is currently its CEO. In October 2014, the startup raised over $540 million of venture funding from Google and other investors. In 2016, Forbes estimated that Magic Leap was worth $4.5 billion.In October 2017, Magic Leap announced the partnership with online comic book publisher Madefire. Magic Leap unveiled its first product, the Magic Leap One, on December 20th, 2017, that is latest technology in virtual reality.
Abovitz's father worked in the real estate industry and his mother was an artist.
Abovitz states he grew up playing Atari video games, and at the age of 8 he received his first computer which he says was an Apple Macintosh.
After high school, Abovitz aimed to have a career as a scientist.
In 2017, Abovitz spoke at the Black Tech Week annual conference, where he shared some of his goals for the Magic Leap company.
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