Beyond the Pitch
STARTUP GRIND HOSTS Jim McGrann (VSP Global)
McGrann is focused on members first and creating a unified strategy for the five lines of business of the company. That focus includes refining VSP’s omni-channel strategy, continuing to develop innovative eye care practices and eyewear technologies, & adapting to changes in the optical and healthcare industries.
A catalyst for change within VSP, McGrann has led key company initiatives, expanding insurance offerings to new international markets, and increasing revenue. During his more than three years as president of VSP Vision Care, the nation’s largest vision insurance provider, McGrann oversaw the growth of membership from 56 million to 75 million. McGrann focused on leveraging technology to support business operations, including: web-based sales force automation, SAP implementation, development of a centralized European Distribution Center and implementing IT governance and program management best practices. Before serving as president, McGrann was Chief Technology Officer for VSP Global and CEO of Eyefinity.
As VSP’s new leader, McGrann will usher the company into a new era, reimagining how eye care and eyewear are delivered to serve the needs of people around the world.
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