Perry van Rijsingen
Perry van Rijsingen is one of the few international business executives with a strong track record of successful business management, innovation and strategy in large/mature businesses and start-ups, with a deep understanding of how to succeed in both worlds. In today’s slow growth world, he believes, it is the ability of companies to apply the start-up mindset that’s essential for sparking and sustaining growth. He recently founded “21st Century Business Growth Advisors” to help companies do just that.
Perry was formerly CEO of two large mature businesses at Philips and grew those businesses at a rate well ahead of his competitors. Most recently, over a period of almost ten years, he “walked the high wire” of corporate venturing, as CEO of Philips’ Healthcare Incubator, reporting directly to Philips Board of Management. In this latter role he led, commercialized, coached and invested in many start-ups & early growth businesses. In the process, he created new business models, markets and eco-systems, yielding triple digit growth and significant strategic and enterprise value for Philips. He also invested in Venture Capital.
Perry provides perspective beyond the text-books; he knows how to apply the start-up mindset and experience to today’s real world business challenges. Through “21st Century Business Growth Advisors B.V.”, as advisor, coach, interim leader or non-executive, Perry helps companies create and scale new businesses, build effective corporate venturing, turn stagnant businesses into growth engines, build and nurture ecosystems, forge strong business partnerships and build/coach effective business teams. Holding a master’s degree in Biomedical Physics and having lived and worked across the globe, Perry’s industry experience ranges from Healthcare, Digital Health, IVD, Biotech, Electronics to Lighting, but his expertise can bring value to any company seeking to accelerate growth.