Heleen Engelen is the Global Head of Design for Diagnosis & Treatment at Philips Design. Responsible for the development and activation of the design strategy for Diagnosis and Treatment within Philips HealthTech. Acting as a thought leader, inspiring, and realizing captivating propositions to drive market and brand leadership. Heleen Engelen was previously Global head of design teams at Philips Design for HealthTech, responsible for the people management and operational excellence of Design teams across 12 locations in Europe, Asia and the Americas.Back to speakers list
From human focused design to design for humanity
In our changing world, socio-economic value creation is shifting. Life on earth is facing an existential treat due to climate change. It is crucial we put the needs of the planet above the need of humans. Driving change from human focused design to design for humanity. At Philips Experience design, we belief by taking a stand as designers, we can drive this change and envision future scenarios around circular economy and access to care. I will show how we use our Design skills to reduce complexity of the eco-system and co-develop the necessary change together with our customers in the field.