Kalavathi GV’s personal mission is to contribute to business transformation towards Philips being a digital and solutions company with strong focus on outcomes, as Head of Philips Innovation Campus, Bengaluru, India. She has over two decades of healthcare industry experience and before joining Philips in 2007, Kala was leading the PACS Engineering team at GE Healthcare Bangalore.
With more than a decade long career at Philips, Kala has a host of accolades and key achievements to her credit. From setting up the first Beta Site for CT Workstation and iDose products for Philips in India to leading the commercialization of PET-MR product at Philips USA, heading Global Customer Service and Operations for Healthcare Informatics Business Group, Philips USA. She has proven competence as a game changer with extensive experience in the areas of in business, product segment and engineering leadership and has led global teams handling projects that span product, solution development and delivery lifecycles.
She is an avid book reader and loves to read about team motivation, coaching and situational leadership. Her favorite pastime being cooking, she believes – cooking is a soul connection. In her free time, she likes to listen to Indian classical music.