Kirk K. Calhoun
Mr. Calhoun joined Ernst & Young LLP, a public accounting firm, in 1965 and served as a partner of the firm from 1975 until his retirement in 2002. Mr. Calhoun is a Certified Public Accountant (non-practicing) with a background in auditing and accounting. He has previously served on the boards and audit committees of six public companies in the pharmaceutical and medical diagnostic industries up until the dates of their respective sales, including Abraxis Bioscience, Inc., Myogen, Inc., Aspreva Pharmaceuticals Company, Replidyne, Inc., Adams Respiratory Therapeutics, Inc. and Response Genetics, Inc. Mr. Calhoun currently serves on the boards of Ryerson Holding Corporation (NYSE: RYI), a metals processor and distributor, and Great Basin Corporation (NASDAQ: GBSN), a molecular diagnostic testing company for infectious diseases, plus three private companies, including NeuroSigma, Inc., a developer of products treating major neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders such as epilepsy and depression, and PLx Pharma, Inc., a late stage startup specialty pharmaceutical company focused on commercializing aspirin products. Mr. Calhoun received a BS in accounting from the University of Southern California.
Patrick Soon-Shiong, M.D., FRCS(C), FACS
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as Chairman of our Board of Directors since the formation of our company in July 2010. Dr. Soon-Shiong, a physician, surgeon and scientist, has pioneered novel therapies for both diabetes and cancer, published over 100 scientific papers, and has over 95 issued patents on groundbreaking advancements spanning myriad fields. Read full biography.