Jeroen Tas

Jeroen Tas

Advisor at IMPROVED and Former Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer at Royal Philips

Short Biography

Jeroen Tas is an innovation leader who applies his entrepreneurship, experience in large-scale digital transformation, and expertise in IT to transform and grow businesses. In Jeroen’s 10-year tenure at Koninklijke Philips N.V. (NYSE:PHG;AMS:PHIA), in the role of Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer, he was instrumental in the transition of Philips to a customer-centric, digital health tech solutions company.

Before joining Philips, Jeroen co-founded and served as President, COO, and Vice-Chairman of the Board for Mphasis, a technology solutions company focused on services for the financial industry, which was acquired by HP (EDS) in 2006. He is on the Boards of Quantiphi, Gaia-X, Zylorion, A3B Biomedical and Verder International.    

He is the 2004 winner of the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award in IT for the New York region, the recipient of the 2013 Dutch CIO of the year award, NASSCOM 2014 Global CIO award, the World Innovation Congress 2014 CIO Leadership award, the CIONet 2014 European CIO award, the IT Executive 2014 award, and the Accenture 2015 Innovator of the Year award.

Mr. Tas is a native of the Netherlands and holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Business Administration from the Vrije University, Amsterdam.

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