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2021 Speakers

OTS 2021 Speakers

Laurent Attias

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development Strategy, BD&L and M&A, Alcon

Bobak Azamian, MD, PhD

CEO, Tarsus Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Kelly Barba

Director of Client Engagement, K&L Gates

David Beck

Director, LaunchPad SBDC & Investor Relations

Renee Bovelle, MD

President, Maryland Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons, Board Member, OWL

Joseph Boyd

Global Head, Sales & Marketing, Avellino

Chris Calcaterra

Chief Operating Officer, Glaukos

Bill Carpou

CEO, Octane

Andrew Chang

Head of Global Sales, Ophthalmic Devices, President, Carl Zeiss Meditec USA, Inc.

Andy Corley

Founder, Yelroc Consulting, Inc.

Nick Curtis


Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, FRCS

Devgan Eye Surgery, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, EyeNovia

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Founding partner of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island and Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University Medical Center

Dan Durrie, MD

Durrie Vision

Farid Eghbali, OD, FAAO

Partner, East Valley Eye Center, Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Clinical Professor, Western University Clinical Assistant Professor, Mark Ketchum University and University of Illinois

Jeff Evanson

Chief Commercial Officer, Outlook Therapeutics

Marjan Farid, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, UC Irvine

Warren Foust

Worldwide President, Surgical Vision, Johnson & Johnson Vision

Tom Frinzi

Executive Chairman, CorneaGen

Greg Kunst

CEO, Aurion Biotech

Alex Gorsky

Chairman of the Board & CEO, Johnson & Johnson

Mark Hagler

Senior Vice President, General Manager, Ophthalmic, Oncology, Long Term Care, Sun Pharmaceuticals

Kamran Hosseini, MD, PhD

President & CEO, Surface Ophthalmics Inc.

John Hovanesian, MD, FACS

Private Practice, Harvard Eye Associates, Laguna Hills, CA Clinical Faculty, UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Tsontcho [Sean] Ianchulev, MD, MPH

Professor of Ophthalmology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, EyeNovia

Rui Jing Jiang

Co-Founder & CEO, Avisi Technologies

Kate Kline

SVP Marketing, Kala Pharmaceuticals

Savas Komban

Co-Founder & CEO, Smartlens, Inc.

Baruch Kuppermann, MD, PhD

Director, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute School of Medicine

Mitchell A. Jackson, MD

Founder & CEO, Jacksoneye

Patrick Johnson, PhD

Chief Business Officer, Syndexis

Emiliano Lepore, PhD

Co-Founder & CEO, Recornea

Addy Liñan

Fund Manager, Sophia Innovation Capital

Barry Linder, MD, MS

President & CEO, Eyedetec

Bill Link, PhD

Managing Partner, Flying L Partners

Alex Lopez

Co-Founder & COO, LeGrandeRX

Ken Mandell, MD, PhD

CEO, LayerBio, Inc.

Caren Mason

President & CEO, STAAR Surgical

James V. (Jim) Mazzo

Executive Chairman, Neurotech, Chief Executive Officer, Avellino Labs, Advisor, Zeiss, Advisor, Bain Consulting, Board Member, Centricity Vision Inc.

Cathleen McCabe, MD

The Eye Associates

Tom Mitro

President & COO, Aerie Pharmaceuticals

Monty Montoya

Founder & Clinical Advisor, CorneaGen

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Aziz Mottiwala

Chief Commercial Officer, Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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T. Hunter Newsom, MD

Founder, Medical Director, Cataract and LASIK Surgeon, Board Certified Ophthalmologist, Newsom Eye

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Lisa Nijm, MD, JD

Founder & Medical Director, Warrenville EyeCare & LASIK, Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary and CEO, Women in Ophthalmology

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Andrew Pilon, OD, FAAO

Senior Director, Business Development, Surgical Vision, Johnson & Johnson Vision

Mary Prudden

Program Director, National Keratoconus Foundation, Discovery Cornea & Retina Center, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

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Stuart Raetzman

Executive Chairman, Equinox Ophthalmic, Inc.

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Audrey Talley Rostov, MD

President, CedarsAspens

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Sheri Rowen, MD, FACS

NVision Eye Centers

Ehsan Sadri, MD, FACS

Founder & CEO, Visionary Eye Institute

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Neda Shamie, MD

Cataract, LASIK and Corneal Surgeon, Maloney-Shamie Vision Institute

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Paul Smith

President & Chief Operating Officer, Orasis Pharmaceuticals

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Rob Thornhill

CEO, Centricity Vision, Inc.

Farrell “Toby” Tyson, MD

Founder, Tyson Eye

Marty Waters

Partner, Wilson Sonsini

Ramin Valian

Vice President, Marketing Interventional Glaucoma, Reimbursement Pipeline, Allergan, an AbbVie Company

Jeffry Weinhuff

Managing Partner, Visionary Venture Fund

John VeLure

President & CEO, i-Lumen Scientific, Inc.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Partner, Virginia Eye Consultants