Speakers

Samantha Toth, ABOC

Samantha Toth, ABOC

Samantha Toth is an ABO certified optician and the President of Innereactive. As a professional speaker, she lectures internationally, teaching optometrists and opticians proven strategies for marketing their practices and enhancing the patient experience. Her niche expertise led her to be named one of the “Most Influential Women in Optical,” and her company was named one of Michigan’s Top 50 Companies to Watch in 2016.

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Steven Haifawi, MBA, ABOC

Steven Haifawi, MBA, ABOC

Steven Haifawi is the Director of Vision Technology Solutions at Zeiss and has been with the company since 2005. He is an experienced, passionate leader who enjoys turning strategy into reality and adding value wherever he can.

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Dr. Chris Udina, Dr. Kristopher May, Dr. Jennifer Stewart

Dr. Chris Udina, Dr. Kristopher May, Dr. Jennifer Stewart

Panel of eye care professionals:
Dr. Jennifer Stewart currently practices as an optometrist/partner at Norwalk Eye Care in Norwalk, CT. She is the co-founder and Chief Optometric Officer at Performance 20/20, a sports and performance vision training center in Stamford, CT. Dr. Stewart was presented with the Theia Award for Innovation by Women in Optometry in 2019 for her work in sports and performance vision. She was also named to the Advisory Board for the International Sports Vision Association (ISVA). She also regularly presents, writes and consults in the field of sports vision, contact lenses, ocular disease and practice management. She is a consultant and speaker for Coopervision and Zyloware.

Dr. Chris Udina currently practices as an optometrist at Concord Family Vision in Concord, NH. He is certified to diagnose and treat Primary Open Angle Glaucoma, as well as, many other eye related diseases. He focuses on primary care for all ages, but also has an affinity for fitting contact lenses and pediatrics. He has served on the board of directors for the New Hampshire Optometric Association. He has also done eye care mission work in Guatemala.

Kris May is a graduate of Southern College of Optometry and completed a residency in ocular disease as well as his fellowship with the American Academy of Optometry. He was center director for West Tennessee Eye Care and team eyecare provider for both the Memphis Grizzlies and the St. Louis Cardinals Triple-A affiliate Memphis Redbirds. Kris now owns a group private practice with three offices in north Mississippi. He currently serves as adjunct and guest faculty at Southern College of Optometry and is head cook for the competition barbecue team The Memphis Squeal and Pit Master of The MoodyQues, finishing in the top 10 and top 20 in pork shoulder at the Memphis in May World Championship BBQ Competition.

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Rolf Hermann

Rolf Hermann

Rolf Hermann is the ZEISS Vision Care Head of Global Marketing and Brand Experience.

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Heinrich Raub

Heinrich Raub

Heinrich Raub is the ZEISS Vision Care corporate trainer for products & VTS

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Dr. Jessica Vanek

Dr. Jessica Vanek

Dr. Jessica Vanek is an optometrist at Eyes Inc. Family Eye care. With a desire to be independent, Dr. Vanek opened her own boutique optometry practice in 2018 in Millsboro, DE. Her practice is dedicated to providing the highest quality eye care and eye wear, specializing in individualized patient care.

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Mahmud Mahmud

Mahmud Mahmud

Mahmud Mahmud is part of the ZEISS Vision Care corporate team in charge of digital customer enablement.

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Christian Gaugeler

Christian Gaugeler

Christian Gaugeler, Facebook

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Boris Dejonckheere

Boris Dejonckheere

Boris Dejonckheere is the ZEISS Vision Care Head of Global Sales Operations.

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Johan Coetsee

Johan Coetsee

Johan Coetsee is the Head of Global Sales Operations

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Mario Lekic

Mario Lekic

Mario Lekic, ZEISS Vision corporate trainer.

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