Notable Speakers Added to VM’s Final Lineup for Artificial Intelligence Summit

By Staff
Friday, March 3, 2017 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Several notable speakers have joined the select group of experts in artificial intelligence, data science, marketing, telemedicine and vision care who will speak at Vision Monday’s Global Leadership Summit.

More Artificial Intelligence Experts Join VM Summit Speaker Roster

By Staff
Friday, February 17, 2017 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The growing impact of Artificial Intelligence on nearly every aspect of business is prompting retailers, health care providers, suppliers and marketers to look for ways to leverage the power of human-machine learning within their organizations.

VM Global Leadership Summit to Spotlight Artificial Intelligence and Decision Making

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Monday, January 30, 2017 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Diagnosing an illness that confounds the experts. Accurately predicting the perfect product choice. Interpreting massive amounts of data and spotting trends. Machines that understand you and speak your language.

Early Bird Registration for VM Global Leadership Summit Ends on Jan. 15

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Friday, January 13, 2017 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Early bird registration for “A-Eye - Artificial Intelligence,” Vision Monday’s 11th annual Global Leadership Summit, ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 15.

First Speakers Set for 'A-Eye,' VM Global Leadership Summit, On Artificial Intelligence and Decision Making

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:33 AM NEW YORK—The first three speakers for Vision Monday’s upcoming Global Leadership Summit have been set, each of them experts in different areas of artificial intelligence. “A-Eye - Artificial Intelligence: Supercharging Knowledge and Decision Making” is the program title of the 11th Annual day-long conference to be held at The Times Center here on March 29.

Registration Opens for 2017 VM Summit, as Meeting’s Focus Turns to Artificial Intelligence

By Staff
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Diagnosing an illness that confounds the experts. Accurately predicting the perfect product choice. Interpreting massive amounts of data and spotting trends. These and other scenarios that involve Artificial Intelligence (AI), the most transformative technology in today’s digital world, will be explored at the VM Summit on March 29.

Google Acquires Eyefluence, an Eye-Interaction Technology Company

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 12:24 AM MILPITAS, Calif.—Eyefluence, a California-based company specializing in eye-interaction technology for augmented, virtual and mixed reality devices, announced on its website Monday that it is being acquired by Google. The purchase price was not disclosed.

View a Slideshow of VM’s 2016 Leadership Summit

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:45 PM NEW YORK—With the theme of BrainStorm: Provocative Ideas. Expansive Thinking.  the 10th Annual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit took place here on April 13, exploring the power of creative thinking and its applications in both the professional and personal realms.

Connecting the Dots Between the Brain, Technology and Leadership

By Staff
Monday, May 16, 2016 1:00 AM NEW YORK—The power of creative thinking and its application in both the professional and personal realm was on full display at Vision Monday’s 10th annual Global Leadership Summit, held here on April 13. The day-long event, billed as “BrainStorm,” attracted close to 400 top level executives from throughout the optical industry.

David Kepron on Why Gray Matter Matters

By Andrew Karp
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:59 AM David Kepron, vice president, global design strategies at Marriott International, and author of “Retail (r)evolution, Why Creating Right-Brained Stores Will Shape the Future of Shopping in a Digitally Driven World,” set up the meeting’s theme, “BrainStorm,” by discussing how our brain affects our behavior, as consumers and as providers of goods and services.

STORY’s Rachel Shechtman: Retailing Is ‘Content, Commerce and Community’

By Andrew Karp
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:58 AM Rachel Shechtman, CEO and founder of STORY, the groundbreaking New York-based concept store known for its ever-changing, editorial approach to retail, shared her unique perspectives on the shopping experience.

Lenskart Revolutionizes Eyewear and Eyecare in India

By Mary Kane
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:57 AM NEW YORK—How do you help nearly 362 million citizens find a solution to their eyecare and eyewear needs in a country as massive as India? Just ask Peyush Bansal, CEO and co-founder of Lenskart, India’s fastest-growing optical retailer.

Adventures in Brainland: Video Games as Therapeutics

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:56 AM The fourth session of the day-long event, “Adventures in Brainland” brought two presenters to the stage: Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, professor in neurology, physiology and psychiatry as well as director of the Gazzaley Lab at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); and Jim Marggraff, serial entrepreneur and founder, chairman and CEO of Eyefluence, a Silicon Valley startup bringing eyes to the center of head mounted displays (HMDs).

Transforming Intent Into Action: Eye-Controlled HMDs

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:55 AM Eyefluence, a startup company based in Milpitas, Calif., is stacked with leadership experience in consumer electronics, engineering and sales. Add to that about 10 years’ worth of eye studies, algorithm development, optical and illumination system design, and field applications, and you have what Jim Marggraff believes is the future of head mounted displays (HMDs): eye-controlled interactions.

Thinking Inside the Box: Harnessing Creativity With Ted Gioia

By Jamie Wilson
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:54 AM After diving deep into the inner workings of the brain, the Summit program segued to the less tangible concept of the mind and its relationship with creativity. Vision Monday’s lens and technology editor, Andrew Karp, took to the stage to introduce, Ted Gioia.