Joel Wishkovsky is an innovative entrepreneur, angel investor and startup advisor. He is a leading voice in healthcare technology, 3D printing and telemedicine. He is the Founder and CEO of Simple Contacts, a refill service for contact lenses that allows patients to avoid unnecessary visits to the optometrist's office. Previously he founded Sols Systems, a pioneer in 3D printing of medical devices and Card Gnome which was an early adopter of digital printing. He also was instrumental in launching Smart Vision Labs, a smartphone based vision tool. He is obsessed with democratizing access to healthcare with technology.
Previously Joel was part of General Electric's prestigious IT leadership program (IMLP) and its financial and operational auditing program (Corporate Audit Staff). During his time there he focused on leading large scale IT implementations and doing financial and operational audit work of GE businesses with a specialty around acquisition integrations.
Joel is also an avid mountaineer, backpacker and traveler who has visited more than 40 countries and only been excluded from one.