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Dr. Rowland Illing

Opening keynote

Dr. Rowland Illing
Chief Medical Officer, Amazon Web Services

Innovation in healthcare — a global perspective

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
10:30–11:30 a.m. EDT

Sponsored by Medtronic Canada

Dr. Rowland Illing, Chief Medical Officer and Director of International Public Sector Health for Amazon Web Services (AWS), is responsible for healthcare strategy and operations for AWS internationally (excluding the US and China), which encompasses healthcare providers, payors and health technology companies.

He is passionate about the delivery of person-centred care, increasing access, and improving outcomes at a lower cost by accelerating the digitization and utilization of healthcare data.

Rowland is an honorary associate professor at University College London who trained at both Cambridge and Oxford universities. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists, and a senior fellow of the Faculty of Medical Leadership & Management in the UK.

He continues to present and publish on digital healthcare and AI, is a member of the Digital Health Roster of Experts for the World Health Organization (WHO), and is a member of the European AI Alliance for the European Commission.