Dr. Simon Kos joined Microsoft in 2010,
bringing his expertise to the Australian health team after 17 years in the
health and health IT industries. As the doctor on Microsoft's health team, he
is responsible for health strategy and industry engagement. He raises awareness
of the Microsoft brand, technologies, and partner community, and he works to
find clinical relevance for Microsoft products.
Prior to coming to Microsoft, Dr. Kos
worked with global health IT companies Cerner and InterSystems as they implemented
some of the largest e-Health initiatives in Australia. His responsibilities
included product design and localization, clinical engagement, industry thought
leadership, and team management. Before his career in health IT, Dr. Kos
practiced at NSWHealth for several years with a focus on critical care.
Simon has an MBBS and a BSc (Med) from the University of New South
Wales, as well as an MBA with a major in change management from the Australian
Graduate School of Management. He is passionate about improving healthcare
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