Carla Kriwet is executive vice president and CEO of the Connected Care businesses at Philips, as well as a member of the Royal Philips Executive Committee. A passionate advocate for patients and caregivers, Carla cares deeply about how digital innovation can radically change care delivery inside and outside the hospital, improving clinical and operational outcomes. With more than 20 years of experience in medical devices and other technology companies, Carla has a successful record of achieving ambitious targets and leading organizations through transformations. A former aid worker in Burundi, Carla is dedicated to furthering the way connected health technologies are expanding global access to primary care. She chairs Philips Community Life Centers program which bring appropriate, leading-edge technology to remote healthcare centers.