As a wholly-owned subsidiary of VSP, Eyefinity maintains a high-energy, entrepreneurial atmosphere. We believe our business is about the people who build and support it, and that's what makes Eyefinity an exciting and motivating place to work.
Our leadership team, which is committed to creating the eyecare industry's most comprehensive business solutions company, consists of the following individuals:
- Steve Baker, President, Eyefinity
- Charlie Biegel, Chief Information Officer
- Troy Eberlein, Vice President, Product Management
- Kevin Kane, Executive Vice President, Sales
- Sam Nasser, Senior Vice President, AcuityLogic
- Dave Plevyak, Senior Vice President, Business Development
Read on to learn about our dedicated and diverse leadership team.
Steve Baker, president, oversees the day-to-day operations of the company, including business growth, strategic planning, and product development.
Prior to 2000, Steve managed a team of technology experts within GTECH Corporation, a global high-tech firm, commanding a 70% market share in its industry. His responsibilities included defining and overseeing the development of cutting-edge products to bring rapid industry growth. In addition, he leveraged emerging technologies to enhance the company’s competitive position in the marketplace.
Previously, Steve served as a senior developer and software team leader at a think-tank company, specializing in rapid prototyping of unique solutions, which consistently featured new and emerging technologies in customer solutions and ergonomic design. During his time there, the company grew from $3M to $120M in 5 years.
Steve enjoys most anything outdoors and is an avid cycling fan.
Chief Information Officer
As CIO, Charlie orchestrates the planning, designing, and developing of Eyefinity’s desktop and web-based products.
Prior to joining Eyefinity, Charlie was vice president of engineering at AOL, where he was responsible for the product engineering of the AOL Mail, Address Book, and Calendar product lines. These multitenant, cloud products served a monthly audience of 25 million unique visitors with an average of 4 billion page views. Prior to AOL, Charlie was director of enterprise systems at Motient and held several engineering positions Motient, Pulsecom, and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Charlie earned an MS in software systems engineering from George Mason University and a BS in computer science from Siena College. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys, running, playing tennis, and volunteering.
Vice President, Product Management
As vice president of product management, Troy is responsible for the strategy, planning, and management of Eyefinity products.
Troy brings 14 years of software product management experience at various Silicon Valley companies. Most recently, Troy was director of product management at NetApp, a Fortune 500 company, where he was responsible for multiple software product lines that drove $1B of the company’s revenue. Prior to NetApp, Troy led product management functions at Topio, Candera, and Legato Software, and started his career at Accenture performing both technical and management consulting.
Troy holds a MBA from the University of California, Davis, where he was the class valedictorian and graduated with honors, and holds a master of engineering in aeronautical science, also from the University of California, Davis. He enjoys spending time with his family biking, hiking, kayaking, camping, and anything else outdoors.
Senior Vice President, AcuityLogic
Sam Nasser, founder of AcuityLogic, has more than 25 years in optical software development and optical operations experience. Sam was most recently the chief information officer at DOC Optics in Detroit, Michigan, where he designed, developed and implemented the entire point-of-sale solution, featuring insurance billing, inventory control, wholesale billing, lab management, and accounting systems.
He has in-depth knowledge of optical business operations from all perspectives, including back office, front desk, dispensary, lab operations, and financial management and controls.
Sam enjoys golf, travel, and spending time with family and friends.
Senior Vice President, Business Development
Dave Plevyak, senior vice president, business development, is a 17-year veteran of VSP Global companies. In his current role, he is responsible for leading, identifying, and developing new business opportunities that support private practice and expand Eyefinity’s offering of products and services. Beginning as an underwriting analyst, he advanced to finance, working to improve financial reporting and cash management processes. Most recently, Dave worked for the VSP Global office of the general counsel, specializing in corporate development.
Previously, Dave was the chief accountant for a large not-for-profit organization in San Jose, California that focused on providing jobs and services to the homeless and mentally challenged. He also worked for an investment banking firm in Santa Monica, California, specializing in commodities investments.
In 1990, Dave received his business degree from Santa Clara University, with dual minors in mathematics and statistics. In 1991, he received his master’s degree from Claremont Graduate School in economics and international business.Dave enjoys traveling and outdoor sports. He has completed a number of marathons and long distance bicycle races, and hopes to tour Europe by bicycle.