Yari L. Mitchell is the Vice President of Global Medical Affairs & Business Strategy for AcuFocus, Inc. She joined AcuFocus in 2007 and has assumed positions of increasing responsibility. In her current role, she oversees medical affairs, education and training in addition to all levels of external communication including press briefings and investor relations. She is a core member of the business development team responsible for raising nearly $100 million dollars. During her 15+-year career in the global eye care industry, she has been a key member of the teams launching innovative vision technologies such as wavefront-guided ablations and presbyopia-correcting IOLs. She is a former President and member of the Board of Directors for the Ophthalmic World Leaders (OWL).