Jeroen Tas (The Netherlands) has over 30 years of global experience as an entrepreneur and senior executive in the financial services, healthcare and information technology industries. Currently he is the CEO of the Philips Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services Business Group. Previously he was the Group Chief Information Officer of Royal Philips, leading IT worldwide. Jeroen and his team have evolved IT to become a fundamental enabler of growth for Philips as a real-time, connected company.
He co-founded and served as President, COO and vice-chairman of the Board for MphasiS, an IT and Business Processing Outsourcing company with revenues of $1+ billion, which was acquired by EDS (an HP company) in 2006. From 2007 to 2008 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. Earlier in his career, he held international marketing and project management roles with Digital Equipment and Philips in the USA, Europe and Asia.
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 is also the NASSCOM Global CIO Award and the Dutch CIO of the year recipient for 2013. He is a native of the Netherlands and holds a Master’s Degree in computer science and business administration from the Free University of Amsterdam.
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