Our Staff

Ella Gudwin

President

James Naylor

Director of Technology / Product Manager

Nira Jethani

VP, Global Finance and Administration

Chris Calvosa

VP, Global Sales and Institutional Partnerships

Anshu Taneja

Country Director, India

Martin Quinn

Associate, Global Sales and Institutional Partnerships

Sam Brundrett

Manager, Global Sales and Institutional Partnerships

Aminah Yoba

Development Officer

Claire McGuinness

Special Assistant to the Founder and President

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Reade Fahs, Chairman of the Board

CEO and President,
National Vision, Inc.

J. David Chute

Founder and President,
i2C Ventures, LLC

Charles de Gunzburg

Co-founder,
FdG Associates LLC

Cheryl Greene

Principal,
Cheryl Greene Brand Strategy

Dr. Jordan Kassalow

Founder and Co-Chairman

Jamie Levitt

Partner,
Morrison & Foerster

Cindy Levine

CEO,
Cindy Levine Group

Nancy Rosenzweig

CEO,
Scandinavian Child Inc.

Liz Blake

Retired Senior Vice President,
Habitat for Humanity International

Rahul Saxena

President,
RNS Global, LLC

Brian Trelstad

Partner,
Bridge Community Ventures

Andrea Coravos

Student,
Harvard Business School

Kevin Hassey

Former CEO, VisionSpring

James Naylor

Director of Technology / Product Manager

Over 25 years in hi-tech, James is an expert in Agile Project Management, has been responsible for hundreds of successful projects; software development, M&As, FDA remediation, medical appliance quality management, marketing, startups, systems implementation, DevOps et al. While working for California software startup, James achieved the position of COO, co-authoring a high-level programming language (ACL), invented various technologies (e.g., dynamic localization), established the customer support, training & consulting services depts, managing the development and release of 10 major upgrades (award winning engineering document and workflow management system.) He’s an advisor: business modelling, Running Lean, Lean Startup, APM. Recently released Bizignite.co, strategic planning tool for business model analysis / planning. B.Sc. degree (Honors) Industrial Engineering, Nottingham Trent University, England, achieved high praise for his thesis in robotics research.

What excites you most about working for Visionspring?

Its product is simple; Its product has immediate value; Its product has an extreme positive impact; Its universal across mankind; It has a great team.

What’s your first memory wearing glasses?

I suggested to the host that he buy brighter light bulbs, as I struggled to read. A group member handed me his reading glasses. Scornfully, and dismissively, I tried them…no new bulbs were needed.

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