Frans van Houten

Legendary CEO and member of the supervisory board of Novartis.
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About Frans van Houten

Frans van Houten led Philips from April 2011 to October 2022, transforming the business into a leading health technology company. Current responsibilities: advisor to Philips, member of the supervisory board of Novartis; steering committee member of the European Round Table for Industry; chairman of the supervisory board of Erasmus Trust Foundation; co-chair Platform to Accelerate the Circular Economy; co-founder of NL2025 social acceleration platform; co-founder of the Graduate Entrepreneur Venture Fund.

Speaking At The Conference

October 11, 10:25 AM - 10:45 AM

Leading with curiosity, courage, empathy and tenacity to make tech work

Making technology succeed hinges on people and how you inspire and guide them, fostering a collective commitment to success. This necessitates each of us to embrace leadership, characterized by qualities such as curiosity, courage, empathy, and tenacity. Frans van Houten will share personal leadership experiences and illustrating them through the remarkable transformation journey of Philips over the past decade.

Speaker at DPW Amsterdam 2023

October 11, 10:25 AM - 10:45 AM

Leading with curiosity, courage, empathy and tenacity to make tech work

Making technology succeed hinges on people and how you inspire and guide them, fostering a collective commitment to success. This necessitates each of us to embrace leadership, characterized by qualities such as curiosity, courage, empathy, and tenacity. Frans van Houten will share personal leadership experiences and illustrating them through the remarkable transformation journey of Philips over the past decade.

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