POLITICO Hosts “Outside, In” Live Launch Event and Webcast, Sponsored by Philips

  POLITICO Hosts “Outside, In” Live Launch Event and Webcast, Sponsored by
  Philips

 A yearlong series of conversations with innovators who have used real-world
   solutions to enhance government efficiencies and solve complex problems

Business Wire

-- February 12, 2014

Philips North America (NYSE MKT: PHG):

            POLITICO kicks-off a yearlong, independent editorial event series
            focused on the development of real-world solutions to enhance
What:    government efficiencies and solve complex problems. The event
            series is sponsored by Philips, recently named one of the top 50
            most innovative companies by Fast Company magazine.

            The first event in the series will go live on February 12, 2014 at
When:       4:30pm EST in Washington, D.C. and via a live webcast at
            http://www.politico.com/live. (Click here to add this meeting to
            your Outlook calendar).

Who:        The conversation will be moderated by POLITICO’s executive editor,
            Richard L. Berke, and guests will include:
            
            -- Peter Levin, founder and CEO of Amida Technology Solutions and
            former CTO of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Levin
            is credited with developing the VA's Blue Button Project, an
            online platform that allows veterans to view and download their
            medical records.
            
            -- Beth Noveck, founder of the White House Open Government
            Initiative and current director of The Governance Lab and its
            MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance. Noveck is also
            the author of Wiki Government: How Technology Can Make Government
            Better, Democracy Stronger, and Citizens More Powerful.
            
            -- Nick Sinai, former venture capitalist and current deputy CTO at
            the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Sinai
            helps lead the Obama Administration's open data initiatives and
            the White House's Green Button initiative, a public-private effort
            to provide electricity customers online access to their own energy
            usage data.
            
            -- Opening and closing remarks will be delivered by Frans van
            Houten, CEO of Royal Philips, a diversified health and well-being
            company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful
            innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and
            Lighting.
            

Follow The Event: Join the conversation on Twitter at #OutsideIn

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About Royal Philips:

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a diversified health and well-being
company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation in
the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. Headquartered in the
Netherlands, Philips posted 2013 sales of EUR 23.3 billion and employs
approximately 115,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100
countries. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home
healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications,
as well as male shaving and grooming and oral healthcare. News from Philips is
located at www.philips.com/newscenter.

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Contact:

Philips North America
Lea Armstrong, +1-978-659-3467
lea.armstrong@philips.com
 
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