Ton Borsboom

Ton Borsboom

Chief Design Officer

Ton has nearly 40 years of experience in design, having graduated with a degree in Industrial Design from the Netherlands.

He spent most of his career in Design Consulting roles in the US, Asia and Europe with focus on Product Design and Design Innovation programs. In 2006, he joined Philips Design, building the external consulting business there. In 2015, he moved to Philips Lighting, now known as Signify. He held various leadership positions at Signify Design before becoming the Chief Design Officer in 2023. In this role, he leads the Signify Global Design Function, including product, UX/UI, and lighting application design. His team has won multiple awards for consumer and professional lighting products and apps; most notably for HUE and 3D printed product ranges.

As part of the Innovation organization at Signify, his Design team is instrumental in advancing new lighting solutions, pushing the boundries on human-centric lighting, sustainability, and digitalization of design processes including AR, VR and AI.