CEO of Ocular Therapeutix
I am Amar Sawhney, I am innovation. I am the founder and CEO of Ocular Therapeutix. I wasn't born here but I innovate here. Throughout our endeavors, my co-founder and I have helped employ probably around 1,500 people with combined revenues of well over one billion dollars. I obtained my Masters from University of Texas, Austin in chemical engineering. After graduating, I applied to about 30 places but because I did not have a visa, I was turned down by every one of them. The place to create new technologies is the U.S. because of the venture capital and patent systems. The ecosystem for entrepreneurship is in America.