Stuart Abelson

Stuart Abelson is President and CEO at Ora. In the 10 years that he has been CEO, Stuart’s acumen in science and business has helped grow Ora from a small family business to a multinational CRO. Stuart’s knowledge of and passion for the ophthalmic product space has translated into great opportunities for Ora’s clients. His energy ensures Ora is always at the leading edge of ophthalmic innovation. Stuart has 20 years of broad experience in business and marketing strategy, international operations, M&A, licensing, product innovation and R&D management, and business model innovation. He also serves on multiple nonprofit and corporate boards.

Stuart holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Neuroscience from Bates College.

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