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Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong

Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong

Owner and Executive Chairman, Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune

Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, is a surgeon, scientist, inventor, and philanthropist with over 400 issued worldwide patents and 100 scientific publications. He serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NantWorks, an ecosystem of companies with deep understandings in a wide variety of complex industries, from medical science to physics, from data to AI and from communications to mobility.

Under the NantWorks umbrella, Soon-Shiong serves as Chairman and CEO of NantKwest, a Nasdaq-listed immunotherapy company focusing on natural killer cells; Chairman and CEO of NantHealth, a Nasdaq listed transformational healthcare company converging biomolecular medicine and bioinformatics with deep learning AI to empower physicians, patients, payers, pharma and researchers to transcend the traditional barriers of today's healthcare system; Chairman of NantEnergy, a privately-held company accelerating the worldwide transformation to clean, reliable energy disrupting industrial scale methods of heat production, cement and plastics manufacturing ; and Owner and Executive Chairman of California Times, publisher of two of the states largest newspapers, the Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Dr Soon-Shiong is also Chairman of the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation and of the Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine, a nonprofit medical research organization.

Born and raised during apartheid in South Africa, Dr. Soon-Shiong has lived in Los Angeles since 1980 and is a citizen of the United States.