Joel Wishkovsky

Founder and CEO, Simple Contacts

Joel Wishkovsky is an innovative entrepreneur, investor and startup advisor. He is a leading voice in digital health and telemedicine. He is obsessed with democratizing access to healthcare, making it more convenient and accessible with technology.

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 was instrumental in launching Smart Vision Labs, a smartphone based medical device.

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 lead large scale IT implementations and performed operational and financial audits of GE businesses with a focus on acquisition integrations.

Joel is also an avid mountaineer, backpacker and traveler who has visited more than 40 countries and only been excluded from one.