Gabe Rijpma

Sr. Director Health & Social Services, Asia

Gabe Rijpma is Sr. Director Health & Social Services for Asia. Based in Singapore, Gabe’s responsibilities include leading and defining the solution offerings and strategy for meeting the needs of healthcare customers across Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, India, Greater China and Japan.

Before assuming his current role in June 2012, Gabe spent 2 years running Microsoft’s Mid-market Public Sector business across Asia Pacific. Prior to this Gabe spent 4 years as the Healthcare Industry Director for Microsoft for Asia Pacific. He spent two years at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington (USA), as an Enterprise Solution Architect. In that role, he focused on working with customers around the world designing and building systems utilizing service oriented architecture. Gabe started his career at Microsoft in 2000 as a principal technology specialist focused on helping Government Customers realize the value from their technology investments.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Gabe worked as Principal Consultant at Software Spectrum in Sydney, Australia, where he led the business solutions practice. Before his move to Australia, Gabe was based in Christchurch, New Zealand, where, as an entrepreneur, he was an early pioneer in Internet consulting and Internet business development.