Speakers


Professor Ed August


Professor Ed August Professor August is certified by The American Board of Opticianry, The National Contact Lens Examiners, the Opticians Association of America and is licensed in the states of New York and New Jersey. He has served as past President of the National Federation of Opticianry Schools, past Commissioner and Chairperson for the Commission on Opticianry Accreditation, past Chairman of International Vision Expo as well as their Opticianry Board. Prof. August also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Opticians Association of America, the American Board of Opticianry, The National Contact Lens Examiners Board and past Director of the educational Foundation of Ophthalmic Optics.

Professor August has written numerous papers and articles and has been published in many industry magazines and journals including Ophthalmology Times and Eyecare Business. In addition, Professor August is an international speaker and consultant on ophthalmic related areas.

Professor August received an Associate Degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing from New York City Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the City University of New York, an a Masters of Business Administration from St. Johns University.



Dr. Milan Madhavji


Milan Madhavji is an Oral Radiologist by trade and developer by passion. With the creation of successful, industry disrupting tech company already under his belt, Milan is reapplying his own lessons in bootstrapping to his latest venture, Specsy.

Milan's formal education is in dentistry (DMD 2006 from University of Manitoba) and Oral Radiology (MSc. 2010 from University of Toronto). However, most of the computer development knowledge used to build Canaray and Specsy is self-taught.

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