Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare | 2014
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong
Soon-Shiong, a surgeon, medical researcher and entrepreneur, is founder and chairman of the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation, which funds health-related research and projects. He also serves as chairman and CEO of the foundation’s Institute for Advanced Health and the Healthcare Transformation Institute. Soon-Shiong founded the National Coalition for Health Integration to create a national health network for securely sharing biomedical information, as well as NantHealth, the developer of a cloud-based clinical operating system. Born in South Africa, Soon-Shiong immigrated to Canada and then to the U.S. in 1980. He is the co-inventor of more than 50 U.S. patents and inventor of a drug to treat metastatic breast cancer. Watch our recent video interview with Soon-Shiong.