Low Vision and Technology; How eSight Is Bridging the Gap To Bring Sight To the Visually Imparied
In this episode, eSight user and coach Richard Weatherford and company CCO Brian McCollum provide an overview of eSight technology and how it can be life-changing for people with poor central vision due to degenerative retinal disease. The guests explore use cases for the technology, how the core offering has evolved over time, and how people living with low vision can connect with the company to demo the latest model.
About the guests:
Brian is a seasoned industry leader, bringing with him more than 20 years of operational, financial and healthcare experience. Prior to joining eSight, Brian worked at Precedent Health, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer, driving the company to a strategic exit in 2018. Additionally, he worked at Orthofix International in progressive leadership positions from Chief Financial Officer, to eventually leading as President of Global Spine Business Unit. During his tenure at Orthofix, Brian was responsible for expanding distribution globally, fostering new business partnerships and overseeing the business development strategy.
Brian graduated from St. Andrew’s Presbyterian College and holds a BA in Business Administration. He will be dividing his time between the US and Canada.
Richard Weatherford was 17 years old when he was diagnosed with Stargardt’s Disease and by the time he was 21, he was legally blind. After discovering eSight in 2017, Richard has been able to take part in daily activities with more enjoyment and confidence. It also has allowed him to become more active in his daughter’s life and feel closer to his family. Now, Richard is an eSight coach where he helps others get the most of their experience.