Meet The Team

We are a team of vision scientists, optometrists, engineers, and programmers. Our mission is to bring recent technological advances in virtual reality and eye-tracking to optometrists, vision therapists, and other clinicians, enabling them to provide improved clinical outcomes and engaging therapeutic experiences to patients with vision disorders.


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John Vito d’Antonio-Bertagnolli M.S.

Chief Executive Officer

John Vito is a virtual reality developer and biomedical engineer. His work in virtual reality has made it practical to automate optometric assessments and therapies in virtual space.


Mitchell Scheiman O.D., Ph.D., FAAO, FCOVD

Chief Medical Officer

Mitch is a true thought leader in optometry. He has coordinated multiple large randomized clinical trials, authored several textbooks, and published hundreds of articles in the field. His decades of experience in both clinical practice and research are critical to OMT’s mission of developing the next generation of optometric tools.


Chang Yaramothu Ph.D., FAAO

Chief Technology Officer

Chang is a biomedical engineer who studies the relationship between vision dysfunction and concussions. He is passionate about using technology to deliver affordable care to underserved communities.


Tara L. Alvarez Ph.D., FAAO, FAIMBE

Chief Scientific Officer

Tara is a biomedical engineer and vision scientist who incubated OMT’s core technology in her lab at NJIT. Tara’s numerous publications in the field of neural engineering laid the foundation for OMT to automate the analysis of eye movements.



Migle Surblyte

Software Developer


Jacquelynn Wilson

Software Developer


Jack Trowbridge

Game Developer


Connor Criscoe

Software Developer


Sean Ciccarelli

Game Developer



Hans Hartmann


Hans is an operations and scaling specialist who has previously served as COO at both Oculus and Fitbit. He has held many roles throughout his prolific business career, and has been patiently guiding the founders since OMT’s inception.