About Us

What we believe

We believe in simplicity.

Low vision community have been deprived of great quality of life for many years, and we are here to change it using innovations in science and technology. We’re building a future where people with visual impairment are independent again, and are able to enjoy little things in life usually taken for granted.

Who we are

Vision Buddy™ is the outcome of 3 entrepreneurs with diverse expertise and experience getting together on a common mission to make the life of visually impaired community exponentially better and happier. Simplicity is our motto, and we strive to provide the best possible user experience to our users.


Zack Afridi (Co-CEO/CSO)

Zack Afridi is a hands-on Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with expertise in business development, sales, strategic partnerships and data analytics. He has two master’s degrees in Business Administration and in Information Systems. He has led Sales and Marketing teams for numerous startups. He has a unique vision of improving the lives of people with disabilities through technology. 

Abdul Zalil (Co-CEO/COO)

Abdul Zalil is a serial entrepreneur with successful enterprise and consumer product launches prior to leading Vision Buddy as Co CEO. He manages overall business and product vision, operations, and strategic technology partnerships.

D. Emmanuel Feinsmith (CTO)

D.. Emmanuel Feinsmith leads the overall technology roadmap at Vision Buddy. He has over 30 years experience at the highest levels of software R&D, working in leadership roles in cutting-edge research groups in large companies such as IBM, Apple, Amazon, Goldman, Sachs, AT&T, Yelp, Dow Jones as well as with numerous successful start-up companies. He is always deeply involved in the latest research and technology at the level of conceptualization, implementation, architecture, project design/implementation and group-formation.