Senior Vice President and General Manager of ABB Labs
As Senior Vice President and General Manager of ABB Labs, Scott Pearl's responsibilities include overseeing multiple state-of-the-art, wholesale optical laboratories and managing overall operations to support the strategic plan of the company. Scott also manages ABB Optical Group's stock ophthalmic lenses inventory.
ABB Labs encompasses the original Digital Eye Lab facility in Hawthorne, New York, as well as a 42,000 square foot lens fabrication lab located in Erlanger, Kentucky, which opened in 2019. Scott conceptualized and launched the original Digital Eye Lab facility in 2007 as the first fully automated laboratory dedicated to freeform digital lens fabrication in the United States. Over the last 14 years, Scott has spearheaded efforts to significantly expand the lab’s production capabilities through new equipment, resulting in a broader range of product offerings and more efficient production times. Scott’s leadership of the ABB Labs team has led to a longstanding culture of continuous improvement, extraordinary customer service, extensive industry knowledge and employee development, giving ABB Labs an industry-leading advantage and allows the organization to remain flexible to meet the needs of the changing eyecare market.
Prior to conceptualizing and launching Digital Eye Lab, Scott was a principle at Vision Products East, an independent optical sales and marketing organization. In this role he gained experience in all facets of lens fabrication, from hardware to software to staffing requirements. His background in the industry began in 1990 when he joined Balester Optical Company and served for five years as a New York Metro sales representative. He continued building his knowledge of the lens fabrication industry as a key account manager at Diaco Corporation, where he bolstered his skill set to include developing marketing launch initiatives and working with license brands to develop product, packaging and advertising components.
A graduate of the State University of New York at Oneonta, Scott brings years of experience and invaluable knowledge to ABB Labs and ABB Optical Group that support the company’s business goals and future expansion endeavors.