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Laurie Ferguson

Laurie Ferguson is known for creating and leading powerful data driven communication strategies and public relations in the healthcare industry. Laurie is the Chief Communications Officer at Neurotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a private clinical stage biotech company focused on developing transformative therapies for chronic eye diseases.

As a member of the executive leadership team, she promotes the company’s brand and reputation with powerful global storytelling and integrated communications leveraging a multi-channel approach to campaigns and launches. Laurie is focused on a deep understanding of Neurotech’s scientific contributions and impact to global health and is guided by business priorities and dedication to all who depend on the company’s lifesaving and life changing contributions to ophthalmology.

Most recently, Laurie was Head of Global Communications at Carl Zeiss Medical Technology Ophthalmology, where she fortified and amplified the digital strategy that conveys how the business is elevating the standard and optimization of patient care. Prior to that, she held roles in the Cardiovascular and Neuromodulation space and has served in leadership roles for major global corporations.

A strong advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging Laurie is a member of CHIEF – Empowering Women, Champion member of Ophthalmic World Leaders (OWL), Women in Ophthalmology (WIO), Women Leaders of Octane, and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She is dedicated to mentoring female professionals and is deeply involved in empowering a culture of inclusivity for employees and other organizations she supports.