Patrick Soon-Shiong, MBBCh, MSc, FRCS (C)
Chairman of the Board
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong has served as Chairman of our Board of Directors since NantHealth’s founding in July 2010. A physician, surgeon and scientist, Dr. Soon-Shiong has pioneered novel therapies for both diabetes and cancer, published more than 100 scientific papers, and has received over 95 patents on groundbreaking advancements spanning a myriad of fields.
Dr. Haris Naseem, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Naseem is Chief Executive Officer and member of NantHealth’s board of directors. A Cardiac Electrophysiologist with over 30 years of experience in the practice of medicine. Dr. Naseem brings with him an impressive track record of leadership and innovation in the healthcare industry, along with a deep commitment to our mission of enabling data to fuel better and more efficient patient outcomes. Dr. Naseem has achieved remarkable success in building clinical infrastructure that is supported by an all-inclusive care delivery platform built on value-based care models and Al predictive analytics.
Kirk K. Calhoun
Chairman, Audit Committee
Kirk K. Calhoun has served as a member of NantHealth’s board of directors since May 2016. 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 has a background in auditing and accounting. He has previously served on the boards and audit committees of seven public companies in the pharmaceutical and medical diagnostic industries. Mr. Calhoun received a BS in Accounting from the University of Southern California.
His involvement and organizations include:
- Board Member, Ryerson Holding Corporation
- Board Member, PLx Pharma, Inc.
- Board Member, NeuroSigma, Inc.
Michael Blaszyk has served as the Chief Financial Officer for Dignity Health (formerly known as Catholic Healthcare West), a not-for-profit public benefit corporation, since December 2000. Blaszyk received a BS in Life Sciences from Wayne State University, and an MS in Health Services Administration from the University of Colorado.
Blaszyk’s past roles include:
- Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, University Hospitals Health System
- Managing Partner, Health Care Provider Consulting Practice (Northeast Region)
- Executive Vice President, Boston Medical Center
He also currently serves as:
- Director and Committee Member, Sound Physicians, Inc.
- Director and Committee Member, NantKwest, Inc.
- Director and Committee Member, Absolute Dental, LLC.