Welcome!

News Feed Item

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong Unveils Medicines Manhattan Project at Arianna Huffington’s Newly Launched World Post at World Economic Forum

Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, The World Post announced that Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong assumed the role of contributing editor in healthcare and technology to the newly launched publication. The World Post will combine the best of traditional journalism with the best of an open media and new technologies. Created by Huffington Post's own Arianna Huffington and billionaire investor Nicolas Berggruen, this publication offers exclusively global news to a global audience with featured perspectives provided by major global leaders, including former Prime Minister Tony Blair, Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Yo-Yo Ma, and Larry Summers.

“We’re delighted that Patrick has accepted in joining The World Post as a contributing editor for health and technology,” said Arianna Huffington. “As a physician, philanthropist and entrepreneur, he’ll bring a unique perspective and expertise to some of the most pressing issues facing us as individuals and countries, from the ways technology can improve our well-being in a hyper-connected world to the moral urgency of creating a healthcare system that’s both more effective and more humane."

The World Post editorship will enable Dr. Soon-Shiong to share with millions of readers cutting-edge technological advancements in healthcare. In his first editorial contribution, Soon-Shiong unveiled the urgent need to launch Medicines Manhattan Project. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/patrick-soonshiong/medicines-manhattan-proje_b_4623864.html?utm_hp_ref=world

This follows on the announcement last week of the partnership with the Clinton Foundation to launch the National Cancer Collaborative. At the Clinton Health Matters summit, a partnership between NantHealth, Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation and the Clinton Foundation was announced to address key health issues facing our nation. https://vimeo.com/84613932

"I am honored to have been asked to contribute to The World Post," he noted. “This is an opportunity to connect and collaborate with a global audience comprised of innovative national leaders doing immensely important things the world over when it comes to health and well-being.”

About Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Chairman and CEO of NantWorks LLC, is a physician, surgeon, scientist and entrepreneur who has pioneered revolutionary new treatments for diabetes and cancer. He is a named inventor on more than 60 U.S. patents and the author of more than 100 scientific papers. He developed the first encapsulated islet cell transplantation treatment for diabetes and the first nanoparticle albumin-bound FDA-approved oncology drug. He is the founder and former CEO of two NASDAQ-listed, multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical companies and has now founded NantWorks to address the digital revolution of the 21st century. For more information please follow Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong on Twitter @solvehealthcare

About NantWorks

NantWorks LLC is an L.A.-based multidisciplinary technology company that is converging ultra-low power semiconductors, with high speed fiber networks, supercomputers, machine vision and artificial intelligence to enable real time actionable information at time of need anywhere, anytime, transforming how we work, live and play.

NantWorks, a collection of more then 50 investments in the global healthcare and technology ecosystem made over the last 10 years, is establishing the next generation infrastructure for the digital revolution by converging a diverse range of 21st century platforms. Each of NantWorks’ division entities operates at the intersection of innovation and infrastructure. These bleeding edge platforms are accelerating innovation in the fields of healthcare (NantHealth Systems), multimodal media and commerce in the era of mobile ubiquity (NantMedia), next generation secure data transport (NantCloud), and next generation ultra-low power semiconductors (NantTronics).

For more information please see www.nanthealth.com, www.nantmobile.com and Twitter- @solvehealthcare

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Peak 10, Inc., has announced the implementation of IT service management, a business process alignment initiative based on the widely adopted Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework. The implementation of IT service management enhances Peak 10’s current service-minded approach to IT delivery by propelling the company to deliver higher levels of personalized and prompt service. The majority of Peak 10’s operations employees have been trained and certified in the ITIL frame...
As the rapid adoption of containers continues, companies are finding that they lack the operational tools to understand the behavior of applications deployed in these containers, and how to identify issues in their application infrastructure. For example, how are multiple containers within an application impacting each other’s performance? If an application’s service is degraded, which container is to blame? In the case of an application outage, what was the root cause of the outage?
SYS-CON Events announced today that DatacenterDynamics has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
SYS-CON Events announced today TMCnet has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is the world's leading business-to-business and integrated marketing media company, servicing niche markets within the com...
Between the mockups and specs produced by analysts, and resulting applications built by developers, there exists a gulf where projects fail, costs spiral, and applications disappoint. Methodologies like Agile attempt to address this with intensified communication, with partial success but many limitations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Charles Kendrick, CTO & Chief Architect at Isomorphic Software, will present a revolutionary model enabled by new technologies. Learn how business and devel...
Unless you don’t use the internet, don’t live in California, or haven’t been paying attention to the recent news… you should be aware that self-driving cars are on their way to becoming a reality. I have seen them – they are real. If you believe in the future reality of self-driving cars, then continue reading on. If you don’t believe in the future possibilities, then I am not sure what to do to convince you other than discuss the very real changes that will roll out with the consumer producti...
If there is anything we have learned by now, is that every business paves their own unique path for releasing software- every pipeline, implementation and practices are a bit different, and DevOps comes in all shapes and sizes. Software delivery practices are often comprised of set of several complementing (or even competing) methodologies – such as leveraging Agile, DevOps and even a mix of ITIL, to create the combination that’s most suitable for your organization and that maximize your busines...
In the rush to compete in the digital age, a successful digital transformation is essential, but many organizations are setting themselves up for failure. There’s a common misconception that the process is just about technology, but it’s not. It’s about your business. It shouldn’t be treated as an isolated IT project; it should be driven by business needs with the committed involvement of a range of stakeholders.
Struggling to keep up with increasing application demand? Learn how Platform as a Service (PaaS) can streamline application development processes and make resource management easy.
New Relic, Inc. has announced a set of new features across the New Relic Software Analytics Cloud that offer IT operations teams increased visibility, and the ability to diagnose and resolve performance problems quickly. The new features further IT operations teams’ ability to leverage data and analytics, as well as drive collaboration and a common, shared understanding between teams. Software teams are under pressure to resolve performance issues quickly and improve availability, as the comple...
The IoT has the potential to create a renaissance of manufacturing in the US and elsewhere. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Florent Solt, CTO and chief architect of Netvibes, will discuss how the expected exponential increase in the amount of data that will be processed, transported, stored, and accessed means there will be a huge demand for smart technologies to deliver it. Florent Solt is the CTO and chief architect of Netvibes. Prior to joining Netvibes in 2007, he co-founded Rift Technol...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Enzu, a leading provider of cloud hosting solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Enzu’s mission is to be the leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions worldwide. Enzu enables online businesses to use its IT infrastructure to their competitive advantage. By offering a suite of proven hosting and management services, Enzu wants companies to foc...
Many private cloud projects were built to deliver self-service access to development and test resources. While those clouds delivered faster access to resources, they lacked visibility, control and security needed for production deployments. In their session at 18th Cloud Expo, Steve Anderson, Product Manager at BMC Software, and Rick Lefort, Principal Technical Marketing Consultant at BMC Software, will discuss how a cloud designed for production operations not only helps accelerate developer...
Join IBM June 8 at 18th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn how to innovate like a startup and scale for the enterprise. You need to deliver quality applications faster and cheaper, attract and retain customers with an engaging experience across devices, and seamlessly integrate your enterprise systems. And you can't take 12 months to do it.
This is not a small hotel event. It is also not a big vendor party where politicians and entertainers are more important than real content. This is Cloud Expo, the world's longest-running conference and exhibition focused on Cloud Computing and all that it entails. If you want serious presentations and valuable insight about Cloud Computing for three straight days, then register now for Cloud Expo.