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Dr. Carla Kriwet

Chief Business Leader of Connected Care and Health Informatics, Royal Philips

 

Dr. Carla Kriwet is Executive Vice President and Chief Business Leader of Connected Care and Health Informatics, and a member of the Royal Philips Executive Committee. With more than 20 years of experience in medical devices and other technology companies, Carla has a successful record of achieving ambitious targets, delivering double-digit growth and leading organizations through transformations.

 

As Chief Business Leader of Connected Care and Health Informatics at Philips, Carla is responsible for patient monitoring and analytics, healthcare informatics, therapeutic care, and population health programs. She is also the executive sponsor for the Cardiology Solutions Business across all Philips divisions. A passionate advocate for patients and caregivers, Carla cares deeply about how digital innovation can radically change care delivery inside and outside the hospital, improving clinical and operational outcomes.

I am fascinated by the opportunities of new, digital technologies.  But in the end, I believe technology is only a means to an end for improving healthcare, making it accessible to more people, and delivering better outcomes at lower costs.

Dr. Carla Kriwet

Chief Business Leader of Connected Care and Health Informatics, Royal Philips

Carla is member of the Supervisory Board of Zeiss AG and Save the Children, Germany. She holds a PhD in inter- and intra-organizational knowledge transfer from the University of St. Gallen. Carla won a Handelsblatt award for “Career of the Year” and Manager Magazine named her to its 2017 list of most influential German business women.

 

A former aid worker in Burundi, Carla is dedicated to furthering the way connected health technologies are expanding global access to primary care. Married with three children, Carla is deeply committed to ensuring a healthy and sustainable future for our planet. 

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  • Current role: Chief Business Leader of Connected Care and Health Informatics
  • Since:  2017
  • Born: Germany, 1971
  • Family: Married with 3 children
  • Graduated: University of St. Gallen, Ph.D

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