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Moonshoot: EyeMitra, the world's largest rural vision care network

Intrapreneurs are dreamers who do. Be part of a celebratory session that highlights the incredible work of intrapreneurs all around the world and how they are each contributing to a kinder, fairer world. Learn about their innovative projects and ask questions in this interactive session.


Saugata Banerjee is the Head of Sustainable Programming at EssilorLuxottica, where he oversees the development of an ecosystem of fixed and mobile service points to deliver sustainable vision care where it did not exist before by designing and scaling innovative inclusive business, product and service solutions. In 2012, he pioneered the company’s flagship Eye Mitra program which involves training youths to become primary vision care entrepreneurs within their communities in rural India, which has expanded to multiple countries. With over 20,000 entrepreneurs, it makes up the world’s largest rural optical network. An industry veteran with a deep passion for setting up and growing new businesses to serve underserved populations, Saugata has held various leadership positions in the company with his most recent role driving inclusive business and philanthropy across Asia Pacific.




11th October

3pm CET

9am EDT