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Philips speaking at Collision 2018

Purpose has transformed our business: we are improving the lives of every 4th person on earth


In 2017, Philips touched the lives of 2.2bn people as part of its pledge to improve the lives of 3bn people a year by 2025. That means, the company improves the lives of every 4th person on earth. The medical technology company is committed to fulfilling a dual social and economic purpose as the global populations is aging; there’s a rise in chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. At the same time, conventional health systems are frequently being characterized as expensive and unsustainable. In his talk, Jeroen Tas, Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer at Philips will discuss the vital importance that access to quality healthcare plays in the health of the world and how that has consequent impact on sustainable economic vitality. This is an industry where Philips can fulfil its purpose to improve lives and facilitate change.

Event information:

Name event: Collision 2018

Stage: Planet: tech


Date: 1 May 2018, 11:20am 


Social Hashtag: #collisionconf

Speaker information:

Jeroen Tas

Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer at Philips

Jeroen Tas is Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer and member of the Executive Committee at Royal Philips. He has more than 30 years of global experience as an entrepreneur and executive in the healthcare, information technology and financial services industries. Jeroen is responsible for the company’s strategy, research & development, design, medical affairs, sustainability, platforms and emerging businesses. 

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