Carey Powers, MBA

Carey Powers has more than 20 years of marketing leadership experience in the life sciences sector across a broad spectrum of verticals, including ophthalmology, aesthetics, diagnostics and therapeutics. Her commercialization expertise spans pre-clinical assets to billion-dollar brands, with deep experience in direct-to-consumer and professional marketing. As Principal for Powers & Company, Carey advises emerging companies in the areas of commercialization and strategic marketing. Previously, Carey served as the Vice President of Marketing for Visus Therapeutics, where she led commercial strategy for its emerging pipeline of ophthalmic drug candidates. Prior to Visus, Carey spent nine years at Allergan where she held a variety of commercial leadership roles, most recently as Director of Consumer Marketing for RESTASIS®. Carey’s industry accolades include Top 25 DTC Marketers from DTC Perspectives and Vision Monday’s Most Influential Women in Optical in 2014. She is a host for the Ophthalmology Innovation Source (OIS) Podcast. Carey holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Florida.