CAMBRIDGE, MA – 10 Sep 2015: Opening its new IBM Watson Health global headquarters in Cambridge, Mass., IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Deborah DiSanzo is joining the company as the business unit’s General Manager, introduced a pair of newcloud services, and revealed major new partnerships — all reflecting IBM’s commitment to helping advance the quality of health globally.
Who is Deborah DiSanzo?
Ms. DiSanzo has more than 30 years of experience working at the intersection of healthcare and technology. She served as Chief Executive Officer for Philips Healthcare from 2012 to 2014. She served as the Chief Executive Officer of Philips Medical Systems International B.V. at Koninklijke Philips N.V. since May 2012 and served as its Executive Vice President. She served as Chief Executive Officer of Patient Care and Clinical Informatics (PCCI) and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Informatics and Patient Monitoring. She served as General Manager of Cardiac Systems and senior vice president at Philips Medical Systems International B.V. from 2008 to 2012. Prior to, she served as Vice President and General Manager of Philips Medical Systems International B.V. and held various leadership positions. She also served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Philips Patient Monitoring business, and held a variety of management positions in Cardiac Care, Cardiac Resuscitation, and Healthcare Information Management businesses. She served as Vice President and General Manager at Philips Medical Systems North America Inc. She joined Philips in 2001 when Philips acquired Agilent’s Healthcare Solutions Group. She has been a Director of ReWalk Robotics Ltd. since September 16, 2015. She was inducted into the Babson Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. She received her B.S. from Merrimack College. Ms. DiSanzo holds a Master’s of Business Administration from Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts.