Delegate Profile

Erich Bauman

Job TitleOD

Company NameAlcon


Erich Bauman, OD, MBA, MA is currently Senior Director, Project Leadership for Vision Care R&D at the Alcon Johns Creek, Georgia site. In addition to leading strategic development projects, Erich is focused on building and strengthening high performance teams responsible for developing advanced contact lens materials and designs. Dr. Bauman joined CIBA Vision in 1989 as a Senior Research Optometrist and has held various positions within R&D, marketing, and general management in the US and Europe. Dr. Bauman began his career as Clinical Research Manager at Syntex Ophthalmics and subsequently owned and managed a private optometric practice in Colorado prior to joining Novartis. Erich received his doctor of optometry degree with honors from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1982, an MBA from the Coles College of Business in 2001 and a Masters in Religious Studies at Reformed Theological Seminary in 2017. Dr. Bauman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.


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