John Tanner

John Tanner, MBA

Head, Marketing

John Tanner brings to Kahala Biosciences extensive knowledge of strategic and commercial marketing in the medical device and diagnostics space. He has held senior-level roles at S&P 500 companies and advanced technology startups, where his focus—and passion—has been bringing innovative therapies and diagnostics to unserved patient populations.

Prior to joining Kahala, John was a senior business development advisor to an infectious disease diagnostic company, and also the Vice President of Strategic Marketing for an NGS oncology diagnostic start-up.

Previously, he served as a Vice President and Senior Leadership Team executive at Edwards Lifesciences. He also led over 60 engagements as a management consultant at L.E.K. Consulting and other leading advisory firms.

John earned his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago with high honors.