Stuart Diamond and Russ Allen founded Empowered Media in 1997. The company began by producing educational videos and animation. It produced nationally syndicated programming, such as "Flight to Mars", produced, written and directed by Mr. Diamond.
In the following years Empowered Media has become recognized as a leader in creating high-end marketing and communication pieces for topflight corporations.
Mr. Diamond has worked on many distinguished and controversial issues. He has worked with US Customs, dealing with issues surrounding Homeland Security. He traveled to Paris to meet scientists involved in the controversy over cell-phone radiation. Empowered has also produced Latin American music specials, programs on diamond cutting in Antwerp and X-ray screening technologies. In addition, he has worked on important social issues, such as the plight of Albanians in Kosovo and the lack of fiscal responsibility and credibility in the budgetary affairs of the US government.
The company continued to evolve and in 2006 Empowered Medical Media was launched with new initiatives in healthcare and medicine. The company expanded its marketing endeavors and launched a journalistic division. To date it has produced over 2500 medical news stories and videos providing one of the largest online media archives in healthcare on the Internet.
In 2012 the first Optimal Wellness company was launched. A medical management company, The Optimal companies endeavors to create a new model of medicine that focuses on prevention instead of disease management.
In partnership with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, Mr Diamond is the media produce for The National Physician of the Year Awards. In this capacity he produces video stories about the most important physicians and research scientists in the history of medicine.