Sean Carney

Chief Design Officer & Gm Business Leader Healthcare Transformation
Royal Philips

Sean Carney's personal mission is to improve lives through meaningful, relevant design and he is perfectly places to do so as the Chief Design Officer for Philips. Leading a team of 400+ designers, he has created empathetic and data-connected solutions that open up real opportunities of value - not only for the company, but most importantly for people - positively impacting the lives of millions of users, clinicians and their patients.

His success is widely recognised by the 158 top design awards won by Philips in 2 key global design competitions in 2016.

Sean has more than 25 years of experience as an international creative thought leader in design and management, focused on brand and user insight. He has a proven track record in building, leading and inspiring multi-disciplinary, award winning design teams across the US, Europe and Asia.

Sean is a regular speaker at international design, business and strategic design conferences.

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