In this episode Ron talks to Jeroen Tas, the Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer of Royal Philips. Jeroen is an experienced global executive and entrepreneur with a track record of leading innovation in the healthcare, information technology and financial services industries. He clearly sees the tremendous value that information technology and data can add to managing health.
Leading the company’s global Innovation & Strategy organization, he is responsible for M&A strategy planning, R&D, solutions design, medical affairs, sustainability, technology platforms, ventures and emerging businesses. Creating a pipeline of innovative business propositions Jeroen will leverage emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, sensing technologies and the Internet of Things to reinforce the company’s health propositions aimed at supporting consumers, care professionals and health systems with personalized connected health solutions. Solutions that can deliver on the “quadruple aim”: improving health outcomes, improving patient experience, improving staff satisfaction and lowering the cost of care.
A respected thought leader, Jeroen was responsible for turning around Philips’ healthcare IT business and has been instrumental in establishing HealthSuite as the new open industry standard for the ‘Healthcare Internet of Things’ Cloud platform.