Responsibilities: Connected Care & Health Informatics Businesses
Jeroen Tas has over 35 years of global experience as an entrepreneur and senior executive in the healthcare, information technology and financial services industries. Currently he is the CEO of Philips Connected Care and Informatics, with a passion to create new models of people-centric healthcare, based on the power of information technology.
Previously he was CEO of Philips Healthcare, Informatics Solutions & Services, overseeing digital health and clinical informatics and the Group Chief Information Officer (CIO), leading IT worldwide.
Jeroen clearly sees the tremendous value that information technology, data and the Internet of Things can add to managing health and care. He is passionate about enabling connected care delivery, while closely working with industry stakeholders. In addition, his goal is providing consumers the tools to take greater control over their health and support care teams to collaborate in new and efficient ways to personalize care and improve clinical outcomes. Jeroen also advances the development of clinical informatics solutions, patient monitoring services and population health management programs that unlock the potential of digital healthcare.
He co-founded and served as President, COO and vice-chairman of the board for MphasiS, an IT and Business Process Outsourcing company, which was acquired by HP in 2006. From 2007-8, he was Vice President and General Manager at EDS, responsible for the global competency centers. Prior to MphasiS, Jeroen was the head of Transaction Technology, Inc., Citigroup's tech lab, responsible for the innovation and development of the bank’s customer-facing systems, including Internet banking and self-service devices.
Jeroen is the 2004 winner of the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Information technology category for the New York region. He also won the Dutch CIO of the year 2013 Award, NASSCOM Global CIO Award 2014, the World Innovation Congress 2014 CIO Leadership Award, CIO Net European CIO of 2014 Award, the IT Executive 2014 Award and the Accenture 2015 Innovator of the Year award. He holds a Master’s Degree in computer science and business administration from the VU University, Amsterdam.