Our Leadership Team
Chris Enslin, President, Eyefinity
Charlie Biegel, Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Valerie Sheety-Pilon, Vice President, Eye Care Solutions
Linus Russell, Vice President, Sales
Kelly Balaam, Senior Director, Marketing
Troy Eberlein, Senior Director, Product Management
Jeff Lombardi, Senior Director, Customer Care
Chris brings more than 35 years of experience in cloud-computing, digital transformation, and retail technology. His expertise and unique background as a technology leader ensures Eyefinity’s best-in-class integrated practice management solutions continue to advance and meet the evolving needs of doctors and their practices.
Previously, Enslin served as the senior vice president and chief information officer of Visionworks, a VSP Global company. Prior to joining Visionworks, Enslin served as the vice president of technology modernization at Walmart, where he led the transformation of the retailer’s technological systems across 28 countries.
Enslin also served as the executive director of Dell and holds a diploma in Datametrics and Computer Science from the University of South Africa.
Prior to joining Eyefinity, Charlie was vice president of engineering at AOL, where he was responsible for the product engineering of the AOL Mail, Address Book, and Calendar product lines. These multitenant, cloud products served a monthly audience of 25 million unique visitors with an average of 4 billion page views. Prior to AOL, Charlie was director of enterprise systems at Motient and held several engineering positions Motient, Pulsecom, and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Charlie earned an MS in software systems engineering from George Mason University and a BS in computer science from Siena College. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys, running, playing tennis, and volunteering.
Dr. Valerie Sheety-Pilon is Vice President of Eye Care Solutions at VSP Global where she helps drive strategic initiatives aimed at raising awareness about vision, eye health and its connection to overall wellness, while providing insight into medical advancements that seek to benefit patient care. With more than 15 years’ experience as a Doctor of Optometry, she has dedicated much of her time to clinical research across numerous ophthalmic subspecialties and has an established a history of helping patients through novel therapeutic agents and clinical adoption of transformative technology in the areas of digital health, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.
Prior to joining VSP Global in 2019, Dr. Sheety-Pilon served as Adjunct Clinical Professor at Illinois College of Optometry, held various executive positions within the eye health industry, and has extensive experience managing and practicing within an ophthalmology and optometry practice.
Linus Russell joined Eyefinity’s Executive team in 2016. Prior to joining the U.S. team Linus was the Managing Director of Eyefinity in Europe. He has served in numerous senior, professional and managerial positions with optical and life sciences companies abroad. For 12 years Linus was the Global Operations Director at Ocuco, Ltd. in Ireland. Through this role Linus has gained an expert level of knowledge in global optics.
As senior director of the Eyefinity marketing division, Kelly Balaam is responsible for leading all product-marketing, branding, channel and go-to-market strategy efforts, as well as managing the company's sales enablement and digital marketing team.
Kelly brings more than 25 years of experience in health care marketing and communications to her role. Prior to joining Eyefinity in 2012, Kelly held senior level positions with several health-focused organizations where she drove marketing initatives for multiple electronic health record implementations.
She enjoys hiking, reading and spending time with her family.
As senior director of product management, Troy is responsible for the strategy, planning, and management of Eyefinity products.
Troy brings 14 years of software product management experience at various Silicon Valley companies. Most recently, Troy was director of product management at NetApp, a Fortune 500 company, where he was responsible for multiple software product lines that drove $1B of the company’s revenue. Prior to NetApp, Troy led product management functions at Topio, Candera, and Legato Software, and started his career at Accenture performing both technical and management consulting.
Troy holds an MBA from the University of California, Davis, where he was the class valedictorian and graduated with honors, and holds a master of engineering in aeronautical science, also from the University of California, Davis. He enjoys spending time with his family biking, hiking, kayaking, camping, and anything else outdoors.
As senior director of customer care, Jeff Lombardi is responsible for leading the Eyefinity customer care team, which includes training, education, and customer support.
Jeff has been with Eyefinity since 2010 and has more than 20 years of experience in software customer support with companies in the telecommunications, finance, and healthcare industries. He has led teams at Agilent and Intuit to support customers on a corporate and individual basis, as well as at the international and national levels. Jeff attributes his success to his dedication to improving the customer experience.
Jeff received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis. Outside of work he enjoys golfing, cycling on all the wonderful trails in the Sacramento area, and spending time with his family.