Dr. Simon Kos

Health Industry Manager for Microsoft Australia

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 through technology.