Le Lézard
Classified in: Health, Science and technology
Subject: PER

Opternative Names Former CareerBuilder President as CEO

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Opternative, Inc. today announced that Brent Rasmussen has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. Rasmussen recently served as CEO at Halo Group and previously was COO and President, North America, at CareerBuilder. As Opternative's CEO, Rasmussen will be responsible for furthering the company's mission of being the ubiquitous leader in optical telehealth by partnering with eyewear companies and retailers to provide safe and affordable online vision tests for people worldwide.

"Brent has incredible experience and has achieved great success with technology companies. His proven track record of execution and his ability to lead by example are welcomed additions to our team," said Dr. Steven Lee, OD, Founder and Chief Science Officer of Opternative. "I'm also grateful to Pete Carroll, Operating Partner from Jump Capital, for his invaluable leadership and guidance as Interim CEO driving us forward throughout 2017." Jump Capital Managing Director Sach Chitnis said, "As a Board, we could not be more excited to have Brent lead Opternative's strong executive team as the company continues to expand and meet the needs of its partners and customer base."

"I am thrilled to join Opternative and look forward to working with the company's talented employees and its value-driving partners to continue the company's high growth trajectory," said Rasmussen. "The work we do going forward in satisfying the universal need for accessibility and affordability within eye care is paramount.  I'm eager to take on the challenge ahead and help accelerate their strong growth."

About Opternative

Opternative Inc., a Chicago-based healthcare technology company, founded in 2012, has launched the first online refractive eye test that delivers a physician-issued prescription for glasses or contact lenses. The test is interactive and follows the same subjective principles applied in an eye care professional's office where patients are asked to respond to a series of questions based on images presented to them. The software uses a series of vision tests, algorithms and patient medical history to provide ophthalmologists with a clinical decision support tool that enables them to diagnose patients with nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, emmetropia and to prescribe glasses or contacts when appropriate.  With a mission to help the world see and feel better, the Opternative eye test will make vision screening and prescription services accessible and affordable to everyone.

Media Contact:

Pete Horkan, External Affairs
Email: Pete@Opternative.com
Phone: 773.459.8859

Related Images

Brent Rasmussen

Opternative Logo

SOURCE Opternative, Inc.

These press releases may also interest you

at 20:32
HealthCoin Plus is very pleased to announce the release of its Health Work Out Watch or HWOWTM. The watch allows users to track their progress daily on staying healthy. It tracks steps, blood pressure, BPM and numerous other activities as well as...

at 20:09
A coalition of California healthcare providers and advocates has released the following statement on Friday's ruling on the Affordable Care Act: If one can take a moment to make their way through the partisanship,  the politics, and the perceptions...

at 20:05
Increased demand for medical packaging solutions in the medical packaging industry is projected to drive the overall growth of the medical packaging films market across the globe from 2018 to 2023.Read the full report:...

at 19:58
Dr. Sharon L. Van Sell is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Nursing in recognition of her role as Professor and Researcher at Texas Woman's University. Texas Woman's University has committed its...

at 19:15
The "Saudi Arabia Fitness Services Market Outlook to 2022 - By Revenue Stream (Gym Membership and Personal Training), by Organized and Unorganized, by Region, Gender and Membership Subscription" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...

at 19:05
The report on the global engineered t cells market provides qualitative and quantitative analysis for the period from 2016 to 2024.Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05657656 The report predicts the global engineered t cells market...

News published on 3 january 2018 at 13:40 and distributed by: