Ron Park, MD joined Ancestry as EVP of Health and DNA in April 2020 to lead Ancestry’s efforts to advance personalized, preventative health through actionable insights and help people achieve better health outcomes. Prior to Ancestry, Ron was the co-lead of Roche/Genentech’s global personalized healthcare center of excellence, where he was instrumental in efforts to accelerate the use of genomics, real-world data and digital health to enhance efforts to develop and deliver medicines to benefit patients with serious diseases. Ron also served in a variety of other strategic and operational roles in Roche/Genentech, including General Manager of Denmark and Iceland (where he also served as Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce, Denmark). During this time, Ron worked across multiple therapeutic areas, including oncology, respiratory, immunology and ophthalmology. Before Roche/Genentech, Ron worked in McKinsey and Company’s healthcare practice in Silicon Valley developing growth strategies for biotech and medical device clients. Ron started his career in primary care medicine, first as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at UCLA, then at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California. Ron has an MD and an MBA from Stanford University, and BA in Biology from Harvard.
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