Global President, Carl Zeiss Meditec
WHY: Area’s most prominent executive in ophthalmology, a key local medical hub. Counts some 38 years working with world-class ophthalmologic companies; headed Allergan’s contact lens unit, later ran its spinoff Advanced Medical Optics.
RECENT: A founder and now chairman of technology, medical accelerator OCTANe. Also serves as chairman of Neurotech, a retinal implant company; on board of Avellino Labs, a biotechnology and genetic science company.
QUOTABLE: On new line of Zeiss digitization and high-resolution products unveiled in September, said “futureforward trends, such as digitalization, [are] reshaping how eyecare is practiced today and tomorrow.”