Dr. Simon Barriga, an expert in AI and ophthalmology, leads the commercialization of VisionQuest’s products. He co-founded VisionQuest and led the business and marketing team that successfully introduced EyeStar into Mexico. Under his leadership, the use of EyeStar has expanded from one clinic to the largest diabetic retinopathy screening enterprise in Mexico. In Bolivia, Dr. Barriga successfully negotiated an agreement with Retina Global to screen more than 1,000 diabetics using portable cameras. In Costa Rica he is helping the country’s Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social set up infrastructure for providing teleretinal screening to a market of 250,000 diabetic patients. He has also partnered with a retinal camera company to integrate EyeStar into their cloud-based teleretinal screening system. Dr. Barriga leads far-reaching private capital fundraising campaigns at VisionQuest and over the years has cultivated a network of investors and strategic partners.