Jaap Suermondt

Jaap Suermondt has a 20+ year track record of applied innovation in the tech industry and in health informatics. As Vice President of Labs for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software, he led the company’s applied innovation investments in analytics, machine learning, and data engineering, as well as for applications and commercialization through the company's software businesses (security, big data platforms, application development management & dev/ops, IT operations management, and information management & governance). 

Dr. Suermondt is a highly visible exec with deep industry and technical expertise and extensive media, analyst, executive and client-facing experience. His research and management career spans machine learning, scalable platforms for data management and analytics, security analytics, IOT, data de-duplication, electronic health records and patient safety, ad tech / personalization, and operational efficiency. After getting three degrees from Stanford, he joined Hewlett Packard Labs, originally as a researcher, and then leading teams of researchers and innovators in the US, Israel, Mexico, Canada, and Russia. He was VP of the Software and Analytics Lab at HP Labs, where he delivered a succession of product technology transfers and business contributions in analytics and data management, security, healthcare, IOT, the developer ecosystem, operations management, and multiple industrial and government client domains. He also led software and analytics research for HP Labs' largest investment, memory-driven computing and The Machine. In previous roles, he led healthcare research at HP (focusing on systems to improve patient safety, operational efficiency, and patient and staff experiences) and helped create the first ACGME-accredited fellowship program in clinical informatics at Stanford. He was Program Chair of the 2008 Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association, was Lab Director for the Services and Solutions Research Lab, and led the Business Optimization Lab (a team from which was awarded the INFORMS 2009 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences)

He has a B.Sc. in mathematical and computational science from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in Medical Information Sciences from Stanford University School of Medicine, is an inventor on over 40 granted patents, and is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics.

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