TECHNOLOGY VisionWeb Appoints Nicolas Sinet as CEO and Robert Carrier as CTO By Staff Wednesday, May 4, 2022 12:27 AM Nicolas Sinet (l) and Robert Carrier.AUSTIN, Texas—VisionWeb, a leading provider in optometry software technology, has appointed Nicolas Sinet as the company’s CEO. "Sinet will lead the company as they continue to innovate and grow their technology solutions including the industry-leading ordering platform, revenue cycle management services, and EHR and PM solution, Uprise," the announcement said. Sinet brings over 24 years of experience in the optical industry accumulated across the world where he has handled different executive positions in the fields of supply chain and operations, technology, and digital transformation."He brings a drive for continuous improvement and passion for developing empowered teams to spark engagement for positive change leading the charge for business transformation and technology acceleration," VisionWeb noted. Sinet holds a global executive MBA from INSEAD, Masters in quality control and improvement, and Bachelors degrees in quality management and mechanical engineering & automation. In his time at Essilor AMERA (Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Russia, and Africa). Sinet played a decisive role in designing an ambitious technology roadmap aiming at accelerating the B2B and B2C digital transformation, delivering three successful products to more than 10,000 eyecare professionals in 20+ markets. "Nicolas Sinet brings decades of highly relevant technology and business management experience to his new role as CEO of VisionWeb," said Marc Ferrara, CEO of Jobson's Information Services Division and chairman of the VisionWeb board. "Nicolas has played a significant role in building the EssilorLuxottica business in Asia, driving complex technology and digital transformation initiatives. Nicolas is an ideal leader for VisionWeb as it moves its business forward and will advance its position as a leading software solutions provider to the ophthalmic community." Sinet said, “I am beyond excited and humbled to lead the team at VisionWeb. VisionWeb’s technology platforms do so much to service the optical industry starting with the industry-leading online ordering platform. The success of the ordering platform has brought to life Uprise EHR and PM software along with revenue cycle management services. The team at VisionWeb is passionate, focused, and determined to continue building technology that allows eyecare practices to grow and streamline their business processes, and I’m looking forward to helping the team lead this effort.” Robert Carrier has been named CTO of VisionWeb. Carrier has worked in the information technology field for over 20 years, with the last 12 years focusing on the ophthalmic industry. He has worked closely with independent practices and large national groups to develop custom solutions to scale businesses and simplify administration and operation processes, ultimately helping to drive increased traffic and greater revenue generation for practices. “I’m thrilled to join the VisionWeb team to help enhance and grow the functionalities of VisionWeb’s suite of technology solutions,” said Carrier. “VisionWeb is the industry leader in online product ordering and I’m motivated by the momentum and innovation coming to this solution, and the rest of VisionWeb’s offerings.” VisionWeb pioneered the first open and neutral online order processing platform for the optical industry in 2000. Today, as the largest platform in the country, VisionWeb has connected over 20,000 eyecare professionals with over 500 suppliers. VisionWeb offers an entire suite of technology solutions working with eyecare professionals, suppliers, laboratories, software providers, and other industry leaders to continue to advance the profession of optometry. VisionWeb also provides revenue cycle management services to help eyecare practices maximize revenue from their insurance claims, and EHR and PM software, Uprise.