Who: Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, 62
New position: Global director for cancer services and bioinformatics at Providence Health & Services, Renton, Wash. He will lead a first-of-its-kind genomics program at the health system.
Other roles: Chairman of the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation and CEO of NantHealth, a Los Angeles-based clinical science and healthcare technology company. He also pioneered several medical and drug inventions, including Abraxane, used to treat breast, lung and pancreatic cancer.