Our multidisciplinary team is exactly the right mix to develop sophisticated and outstanding products, such as OptimeyesTM. The core team has been working on the technology for years. 


Dr. Harald P Studer, PhD
CEO, Product Manager, Founder

PhD in Biomedical Engineering, and BSc in Computer Science. Started working on Optimeyes in 2009. Created a revoluationary FE model to simulate the biomechanics of the cornea. Adapted model to multiple surgical protocols. Held numerous talks at international conferences.



Malcolm Paterson
Head of Marketing & Sales

B.Sc. in Optometry and MBA (Strathclyde Uni.). Previously worked in Sales, Marketing and Commercial roles for several eye care and medical device companies. Development and leadership of Optimeyes’ Sales & Marketing strategy and functions.





Elena Businaro
Head of R&D, Senior Finite Element Engineer, Shareholder

MBA in Business Administration and MSc in Biomedical Engineering. Specialized in soft biological finite element simulations. Multiple studies on how the corneal tissue reacts to specific manipulation and helped renowned companies develop products through simulations.




Patrick Andres
QM Representative, Head Administration, Key Account Manager

BSc in Business Engineering (deg. exp. 2018) and trained business administrator. Quality management, partners, and investors. Creation of Technical-, Business-, and Financial Documentation. Administration.




Gerhard Jaggi
Project Manager Optimeyes, Senior Software Engineer

MSc in Biomedical Engineering. Development of the Optimeyes Software, responsible for the project management of all projects related to Software.




Julien Montant
Junior Software Engineer

Bsc in Physics. Mathematics and multiple domains of Physics, coding experiences applied to physical simulations. Developing the Optimeyes software and managing the servers.




Frederik Theler
Finite Element Engineer, Customer project manager

MSc in Mechanical Engineering (deg. exp 2018) and BSc in Mechanical Engineering. Soft Tissue Biomechanics, Finite Element Modelling, Computational Fluid Dynamics, and Mathematics.




Kathrin Schütz
Executive Support

MA in English Language and Literature (deg. exp. 2019) and BA in English Language and Literature. Helps in the creation, translation and reviewing of technical documentation. Diverse administrative tasks.





Nicole Walther
Executive Support

BA in International Relations (deg. exp. 2020). Helps to keep the Optimo-Community up-to-date on recent developments and research in the area of biomechanics by summarizing current papers.