Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong serves as Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at NantKwest. Soon-Shiong has an almost mythical status within the industry--he's reportedly both the wealthiest doctor ever and the richest man in Los Angeles, CA, with an estimated fortune of $12.4 billion, according to Forbes. The basis of his fortune is the 2008 and 2010 respective sales of American Pharmaceutical Partners and Abraxis BioScience for a combined $9.1 billion. Soon-Shiong had been the founder, chairman, and CEO of the two companies from 1997 to 2010. In 2011, he founded NantWorks, an ever-growing assemblage of startups aimed at transforming global health information and next-generation pharma development. He is also an Angel Investor.