IPERF welcomes Dr. Ferrie Aalders as member of its scientific advisory board. With his senior role in Philips Research, Ferrie brings to the academic advisory board thorough understanding of industrial research performance and innovation management that has helped Philips to become a leader in technological innovations.
Ferrie is Senior Director Business Excellence at Philips Research in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. At Philips Ferrie is responsible for the management system of the international research organization, its improvement and adaptation over time, such as performance management, change management, and the incorporation of open innovation strategies. He also serves as the global secretary of Philips research management teams. Ferrie holds a PhD in Physics from University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.