Aaron Dallek is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Opternative, the first online eye exam that can be taken with a computer and smartphone. Patients can take a 25-minute eye exam from the comfort of home and receive a physician approved prescription within 24 hours. Aaron, a serial entrepreneur, started a computer consulting firm when he was only 14 years old. Since graduating from the University of California, Berkeley in 2006, Aaron has been committed to creating innovative start-ups that help the world. Before founding Opternative, he co-founded Cheap Ink, a printer cartridge sales and recycling company, which was ranked 544th in the 2011 Inc. 5000. He also co-founded Planet Metrics, a carbon information management software startup which was sold to PTC. In 2010, Aaron returned to his hometown of Chicago, where he’s been helping grow the city’s startup ecosystem.
ChicagoMade General Assembly Austin Send-off Party
ChicagoMade and General Assembly are hosting a gathering for entrepreneurs, innovators, and makers to share their latest innovations before they are rolled out at SXSW.
Turn your Idea into a Reality
Come learn the steps of turning an idea into a business plan and a business plan into an app or product.