Dr Shez Partovi
Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer
Shez Partovi obtained his medical degree from the McGill University, in Montreal, Canada and completed his neuroradiology subspecialty at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. He is a serial entrepreneur and has launched several health IT companies, including 2 on telehealth. After a decade of clinical practice, Shez transitioned into executive roles at Dignity Health where he served as its Chief Health Information Officer and Chief Digital Officer. As CHIO, he oversaw the deployment of Electronic Health Records and PACS systems across the enterprise in both inpatient, outpatient and oncology settings. As CDO, Shez was responsible for the digital experience of consumers, patients, and providers across Dignity Health. Subsequently, Shez joined Amazon Web Services where he was head of worldwide go-to-market strategy for Healthcare, Life Sciences and Genomics. Today, Shez is Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer at Philips where he brings his clinical, entrepreneurial, and cloud experience to accelerate the Philips transformation journey and how Philips innovates.
Shez’s career has been driven by a belief in using technology for humanity’s benefit, and a passion for impact at scale. By leading meaningful innovation at Philips, he plays a critical role in the company's purpose to improve the lives of 2.5bn people by 2030, including 400m in underserved communities.