Amos Vizer serves as Chief Development Officer for Sterling Airways. Ami has been involved in aviation, both military and civilian, for over 30 years. He graduated from the IAF Military flight academy in 1990 and started his career as an aviator with the Israeli Air Force (IAF), flying in operational fighter squadrons and serving as a flight instructor and flight academy course commander. As a commander, Ami was responsible for administering all aspects of flight operations, including training curriculum, HR, training, scheduling, and asset management. In the civilian world, he has served as an Airline Captain, check airman as well as Director of Operations and Chief Pilot positions. Type rated on multiple airplanes, he started flying jets in 1987 with thousands of flight hours on military fighter jets and multiple civilian airplanes. He graduated Manga Cum Laude in 1997 from Colman Management College in Israel with a BA in Business Administration International Marketing and a minor in Information Systems and is a Harvard Business School Alum. With extensive FAR 121 and 135 executive and operational experience, Ami was the certification Lead during one of the fastest FAA 121 Certifications in the nation and led extensive improvements including the implementation of improved corporate procedures and organizational efficiencies, in addition to supervising all flight and maintenance operations including FAA and DOT interactions, review of Company manuals, OPS spec and procedures.
Ami was also founded SimiGon, the developer of SIMbox™, a PC-based software platform providing comprehensive simulation-based learning environment. Under his management, SimiGon grew to a multi-million-dollar organization and successfully completed an Initial Public Offering (IPO). SimiGon is now recognized as one of the leading companies in the training and simulation domain with systems delivered to almost 30 Air Forces worldwide and Blue-Chip partners such as Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and Leonardo.