Sonja Nelson

Chief Accounting Officer

Mrs. Nelson joined NantKwest in 2015 and became its Chief Accounting Officer in 2016. Prior to joining NantKwest, Mrs. Nelson served as Vice President & Corporate Controller at AltheaDx, Inc. since 2014  and as Senior Director & Controller at Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc (former NASDAQ: CADX). from 2012to  2014. Prior to that, Mrs. Nelson served as Director, General Accounting at Cricket Communications, Inc. (former NASDAQ: LEAP), a $3 billion wireless services provider, between  2008 and 2012. Mrs. Nelson started her career at KPMG, holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and taxation from the University of Applied Sciences in Pforzheim, Germany, and is a Certified Public Accountant.