Interview Of The Week

Interview Of The Week: Deeptha Khanna, Philips

Deeptha Khanna is Executive Vice President and Chief Business Leader Personal Health at Philips and a member of the Royal Philips Executive Committee. She oversees Oral Healthcare, Mother and Childcare and Personal Care (Male Grooming and Beauty.) Prior to joining Philips in 2020, she was President of Johnson & Johnson’s Skin Health business and Office of Marketing Value. Through 2015 – 2019, she held various Johnson & Johnson leadership positions in Asia and globally. Prior to that, Khanna spent 17 years at Procter & Gamble in Asia, where she held various business and marketing leadership positions. During an interview at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos she spoke to The Innovator about how going green can generate new business models.

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About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.