Carey Powers, MBA
With more than 20 years of marketing experience, Carey's expertise spans pre-commercial start-ups to global manufacturers across a wide variety of categories, including reimbursed therapeutics and aesthetic injectables. As Vice President of Marketing for Visus Therapeutics, she leads strategy and execution in the commercialization of its emerging pipeline. Prior to joining Visus, Carey held numerous commercial leadership roles at Allergan, Inc., most recently leading consumer marketing efforts for RESTASIS, the number-one selling prescription eye drop in the U.S. Carey’s industry accolades include Top 25 DTC Marketers from DTC Perspectives and Vision Monday’s Most Influential Women in Optical in 2014. Carey’s eye care experience dates back to 2003, where she led marketing for Coastal Eye Institute, a large multispecialty ophthalmology practice in Florida, prior to transitioning her career to pharmaceutical marketing. Carey holds a BA in Journalism from Samford University and an MBA from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business.