Year Inducted / Awarded: 2015
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Jean T. Scire is a Senior Vice President and Head of IT, Business Groups, at Philips. Jean leads the IT organization in supporting Philips’ HealthTech-focused businesses, which span across 17 markets globally and include 60,000 employees. Jean and her team facilitate Philips sustainable success by driving IT to improve its performance continuously, fueled by a shared commitment to excellence and innovation. Jean is a member of a Philips leadership team responsible for the company’s global business transformation, the foundation of which is the implementation of a redesigned and integrated IT landscape. She contributes strategic direction and is accountable for a critical operating process, order-to-cash.In her 25-year career, Jean’s experience includes leading business and company culture transformations, implementing lean practices, deploying complex, global programs, championing diversity and inclusion, and mentoring protégés and colleagues for optimum performance. Passionate about creating opportunities for women striving for leadership roles in technology, Jean is a member of WITI (Women in Technology and Information) and the Society of Women Engineers. In her local community, she sponsors STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) programs, encouraging young adults to pursue careers in science and technology. Jean received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from UConn in 1984.