Sean Carney

Chief Design Officer & Head of Healthcare Transformation Services, Philips

Sean Carney is chief design officer and head of healthcare transformation at Philips, ensuring customer need informs the innovation practice and design thinking flows through business and clinical recommendations. This approach leads to cocreated innovations that help deliver on the quadruple aim: enhancing the patient experience, improving health outcomes, lowering the cost of care, and improving the work life of care providers. His team is widely recognized with 141 top design awards won by Philips last year. Across more than 25 years, at global players including iittala, Assa Abloy, Hewlett-Packard and Electrolux Carney has been able to hone and develop his innate curiosity for the craft of design while adding invaluable expertise in business and management.