Diversity of talent working towards a common goal
What struck me about Philips is the diversity of talent that I have not experienced anywhere else before. Just in my team alone, we have people from many different countries – Australia, India, Malaysia, Spain – just to name a few. This diversity helps to encourage fresh ideas from different perspectives. There is one thing that unites us all – the common drive to want to help change and improve lives. There's respect for each individual and there's a free flow of ideas.
I was also pleasantly surprised to learn about the Philips culture. Unlike other companies which can be extremely process driven or takes a top down approach to things, here at Philips it’s all about consensus. This mindset is consistent across various Philips offices I’ve been to.
Conquering challenges through innovation
I see my colleagues around me as heroes. They are driven by a purpose of improving the lives of people and this is the work we all take very seriously. We take pride that healthcare providers rely on our innovation and technology to aid them in their diagnosis.