This year’s Future of Health virtual event brings together executives from the world’s largest healthcare institutions, most disruptive startups, and most active venture capital investors, and aims to showcase the companies, technologies, and trends shaping telehealth, AI, genomics, pharma, digital therapeutics, pandemic preparedness and more. Follow the event and connect with Roy Jakobs on LinkedIn for his perspectives from the event and on-going thought leadership discussions across the connected care landscape.
Speaker: Roy Jakobs
Chief Business Leader, Connected Care, Philips
Roy Jakobs is Executive Vice President and Chief Business Leader for the Connected Care businesses of Royal Philips. He is also member of the Executive Committee of Royal Philips. Roy has extensive global leadership experience, with a strong business record, next to accomplishments in strategy, digital innovation and new business development in the business-to-consumer and business-to-business domains across the world. Since joining Philips in 2010, Roy has held various positions across the company, including Chief Marketing Officer for Philips Lighting, Market Leader for Philips Middle East & Turkey (including Health Systems), Business Leader of Domestic Appliances, based in Shanghai, and Chief Business Leader of Personal Health. Prior to his career at Philips, Roy held various management positions at Royal Dutch Shell in their retail businesses and at Reed Elsevier where he transformed the business from print to digital as Managing Director.
 McKinsey https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/healthcare-systems-and-services/our-insights/telehealth-a-quarter-trillion-dollar-post-covid-19-reality