Management Team


Aaren Scientific was founded in 1990 due to the efforts of Rick Aguilera. Since then, the company has grown with several locations around the world. Our management team represents some of the most experienced ophthalmic medical device professionals in the industry.

Rick Aguilera

Co-founder of OII in 1989, with over 30 years of ophthalmic industry experience.

Eric Desjardins

VP Worldwide Sales
A veteran manager with over 30 years of experience in the ophthalmic industry with several top tier IOL manufacturers.

Isabel Mata

Human Resources Manager
A bilingual professional with over 20 years of comprehensive human resources experience in medical device manufacturing.

Heather Davis

Quality Systems Manager
15 years of quality, operations and regulatory experience in the medical device and contamination control industries.

Todd I. Collins

MIS Manager
A veteran manager with over 25 years of Information systems and technologies experience, and with a specialty in Decision Support reporting technologies.

Dr. Yueai Liu

Director of IOL R&D
Dr. Liu joined Aaren Scientific Inc. in 2018. She earned her PhD from King’s College, London funded by the K.C.WONG Scholarship. She is a leading IOL R&D personnel with 20+ years of experience in ophthalmic optics.