Journalist researcher for television and radio (Radio-Canada, Télé-Québec, TVA) for a long time and content-creator for different companies, Lorraine Boutin is an expert in content-popularization and information processing. She is passionate for every topic, as long as it is a good story to share with the public. Under her leadership, EnVue : voir plus loin aims to present different perspectives on optical news and the industry issues.
Entrepreneur, blogger and speaker, Kim Auclair is well-known in the Quebec entrepreneurship community. She spreads her ideas and advice on a variety of platforms around a theme that she cherished: the development of entrepreneurial skills. Kim Auclair also created, in 205, MacQuébec, a Quebec Apple user community. Now, the website is animated by around 20 collaborators and receives more than 600,000 visitors a year. Through her business, Niviti, she provides creative services and advice, online animation and community manager.
Olivier Schmouker is a columnist for the newspaper Les Affaires. His two blogs – «En Tête» (management) and «Espressonomie» (economy) – show an average of 1 million page views per month. He regularly acts as a speaker, to talk about management or economy. He is the author of the bestseller «11 choses que Mark Zuckerberg fait autrement», number 1 on Amazon in 2016 in Business Books in French. Before, Olivier Schmouker was journalist for Infopresse, the Quebec reference in advertising and communication. And before that, he worked in various media in France (print and television).
Clinical researcher, national and international lecturer, ophthalmologist Dominique Meyer stepped away from the RAMQ 12 years ago to found a private surgical institute in Quebec (www.institutprivedechirugie.com), which allows her to devote her expertise to refractive surgery, as well as cosmetic eyelid procedures.
Barbara practices at IRIS in Welland, Ontario, where she is a partner. She has extensive experience in perioperative care after refractive surgery. Passionate about nutrition, Barbara responded to the growing anxiety regarding nutrition and what to eat to maintain healthy eyes by publishing the book Eyefoods: A Food Plan for Healthy Eyes with her colleague Laurie Capogna.
Carole Riehl has more than 20 years of experience as a qualified French optician. For the past five years, she has been a zero waste family and has applied these principles in her work. Carole is the author of the magazine Les lunettes écologiques since 2013, creator of the Optic For Good label and eyewear influencer. Her mission today is to raise awareness in the optical industry on sustainability issues.