Dr. Michael Assouline


Dr. Michael Assouline, MD, PhD is a leading ophthalmologist with worldwide recognition and 25 years of experience. He has held a number of positions in University Hospitals in Paris and co-founded Clinique de la Vision, a leading French Refractive Surgery Center (1998) & IENA Vision Eye Center (2010) in Paris. Dr. Assouline has delivered over 400 lectures in 54 countries and authored 200 papers and textbook chapters.

Jacky Hochner


Jacky Hochner has over 20 years of senior management experience in sales, marketing and corporate development in the field of ophthalmology. He was formerly the Director of Business Development and the Director of North America for Visionix (Luneau Tech Group), a major player in the ophthalmic instruments industry.


John Speyrer


MSc in Biomedical Engineering (HES-SO, Geneva) BSc in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering (Rochester Institute of Technology, NY), MBA (Capella University, MN) over 20 years of industry experience in mechanical, robotics, automation, and software.

Laurence Roberty

Marketing, Branding, Investor Relations

Doctor of Pharmacy & ESCP: Held a number of senior executive positions in pharmaceutics, cosmetics and luxury goods. Former Director of BVLGARI Cosmetics, DIOR Skincare. Founder of Eyeskeen.

Antonio Gambardella

Administrator & Fongit Director

Joined Fongit in 2014. Previously the founding partner of a venture capital fund investing in technology, with headquarters in Switzerland, Italy and California. During this experience, he managed incubator activities for seed startups. Later, he made direct investments in innovative small-medium companies in Europe, with active roles in management and board of directors. Antonio holds a degree in Economics at Bocconi University in Milan (Italy) and he attended Singularity University in California.