Kenneth Daniel



Job Title

President for Asia Pacific & Japan








With over 20 years of experience in healthcare, he shares insights on various aspects of the industry including digitalisation and how Asia-Pacific leaders have a special mission to elevate healthcare standards and make a positive impact on socio-economically diverse regions.

Speaking Topics

  • Innovative cancer care
  • The digital revolution: The future of cancer care
  • Digitisation of healthcare
  • The use of AI, Machine Learning, Big Data in the healthcare system – practical examples of cancer treatment and trials
  • Blockchain in healthcare moving forward: how technology can enable the healthcare
  • Digital health technologies

Expert Profile

Expert is the President for the Asia-Pacific and Japan at Varian Medical Systems, a global leader in solutions for advancing cancer treatment. Varian specialises in radiotherapy, radiosurgery, brachytherapy and oncology informatics software.
He has two decades of experience in health care, having joined Varian as the senior managing director for South-East Asia and Korea in 2017 after holding commercial leadership roles at Medtronic, Covidien, Boston Scientific and Novartis. His experience spans implantables, disposable medical devices, capital equipment and managed services, as well as various markets and regions in the Asia-Pacific. Having held roles in sales, marketing, strategy and P&L management, he has driven strategic shifts and organisational transformations through growth acceleration, business-model innovation and building strong leadership teams. He is passionate about “fair-process leadership” and diversity and inclusion. Purpose, culture and sustainability, he believes, are key pillars of the strategy organisations need to thrive in the post-covid-19 world and attract a new generation of leaders.