Bud Flagstad, Eyesafe Advisor

Former UnitedHealth Group Executive Bud Flagstad Joins Eyesafe as Senior Advisor

Eyesafe is pleased to announce the newest member of its Senior Advisory Board, Bud Flagstad. Bringing extensive knowledge in the healthcare sector, Flagstad serves as the CEO of EmpowerHealth and has over 30 years of experience across diverse sectors such as Healthcare Manufacturing, Telehealth, Financial Services, and Medical Device Marketing. Recently, as the Senior Vice President of Research & Development at UnitedHealth Group, he led initiatives to improve consumer and provider engagement, lower healthcare costs, enhance operational effectiveness, and accelerate innovation.

“I’m excited about Bud joining us”, said Justin Barrett, CEO at Eyesafe. “His expertise in IT and healthcare is exactly what we need to lead in digital wellness. I’m confident that his insights will greatly enhance our solutions, and I’m looking forward to building strong partnerships and advancing our commitment to healthier screen time.”

As he steps into his advisory role at Eyesafe, Flagstad will champion the incorporation of digital wellness solutions into healthcare offerings. His experience in leveraging technology to solve complex healthcare challenges will support the company’s efforts to innovate and expand its offerings, ensuring device users have access to the best blue light protection in the world.

“I am honored to join the Eyesafe team and contribute to their vision of improving digital health,” said Bud Flagstad. “The impact of technology on our eyes, sleep and general wellbeing is undeniable, and so is the need for effective solutions to protect ourselves from blue light. I look forward to working alongside the talented team at Eyesafe and my fellow advisory board members to introduce innovative solutions that will make a real difference in people’s lives.”

As Eyesafe continues to grow its influence in the health and wellness industry, the expertise and insights provided by Flagstad, alongside the valued members of the advisory board, will be vital in realizing the company’s goal to weave digital wellbeing into broader health initiatives.

Flagstad’s appointment marks the second addition to the Senior Advisory Board this year, following Al Martino, a seasoned executive from Optum and UnitedHealthcare.

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Eyesafe Inc. is the world leader in blue light management, including display technology, standards, certification, and accessory solutions. With an expansive portfolio of intellectual property, the company employs a world-class team of eye doctors, engineers, and scientists with decades of experience in electronics, display materials, light management, optometry, and ophthalmology. The Eyesafe brand is trusted by consumers and integrated in millions of digital devices from Dell, HP, Lenovo, LG, ZAGG and more. Eyesafe is recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies in America and by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as the #1 Fastest Growing Company in Minnesota. Learn more at

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