A Conversation With Andrea Guerra, CEO, Luxottica Group

By Deirdre Carroll
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 12:04 AM Andrea Guerra, CEO of Luxottica Group, took the stage at VM's Leadership Summit for an intimate one-on-one conversation with Vision Monday’s Marge Axelrad.

E-tailing Shares Stage (And Screen?) With Online Refraction

By John Sailer
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 12:02 AM What does the blurring of “brick” and “click” mean for eyecare? In the process of answering that question, the “Omnichannel” session at VM's Summit introduced a technology so disruptive that it demonstrated how established online optical retailing has become.

Leading Experts Agree the ‘Future Is Now’

By Staff
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 AM NEW YORK—With leaders in their fields discussing Millennials, Big Data, omnichannel retailing, and wearable technologies, the 8th annual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit once again showed how the future is now.

Navigating Emerging Technological Change

By Andrew Karp
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:08 AM The study of technology is one of the most compelling ways of understanding humanity,” declared Michell Zappa, the Sao Paulo, Brazil-based futurist and emerging technology strategist who was the Summit’s lead-off speaker.

Sharing and Caring: Millennials Value Connection With Brands

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:07 AM As the session at VM's Global Summit on Millennials took hold, certain truths emerged: convenience, price and “value” in the traditional sense take a back seat in young consumers’ shopping carts.

Making Sense of Big Data for Todays Health Care Sector

By Mary Kane
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:06 AM The tagline on the IBM Watson Foundations website declares “Make data make sense” and that’s just what IBM’s Charlie Schick, PhD did for Summit attendees as he led a fascinating and informative discussion on Big Data, outlining what it means to today’s world of health care and ultimately, how it might impact those in optical.

Innovation As a Team Sport

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:05 AM It’s not a Leadership Summit without dedicating a little time to the namesake topic. The Leadership & Innovation session addressed how executive leaders are learning to embrace and foster creativity and new ideas within their organizations.

Wearable Technology: Coming Into Its Own

By John Sailer
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:03 AM With six different speakers discussing at least as many smart eyewear technologies that have moved from research and into development, the Eye2 session on “Wearables” demonstrated for the Summit audience the reality of this exciting new intersection of technology and eyewear.

Meeting Business Challenges by Riding the Currents of Change

By VM Staff
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:01 AM Essilor’s Howard Purcell, OD brought energy and enthusiasm to the stage at VM’s Global Leadership Summit as he addressed a packed house of the industry’s leading executives about navigating through change and innovation.

Leading Experts Agree the Future Is Now At VM Global Leadership Summit

By Staff
Friday, March 28, 2014 12:24 AM NEW YORK—With leaders in their fields discussing Millennials, Big Data, omnichannel retailing, and wearable technologies, the 8th annual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit once again showed how the future is now. 

Google Glass, Urban Outfitters Among Speakers for VM’s Global Summit

By Staff
Monday, February 10, 2014 12:05 AM NEW YORK—A member of the Google Glass team will provide an exclusive briefing to VM Global Leadership Summit attendees about the latest developments of this exciting new wearable technology.

Registration Opens for March 26, 2014 VM Global Leadership Summit

By Staff
Friday, December 06, 2013 12:30 AM NEW YORK—“FUTURE/NOW” is the theme for the 2014 Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, to be held here on March 26, 2014.
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