Omar S. Ishrak is an American businessperson who founded Compute Health Acquisition Corp. and who has been the head of 10 different companies. Presently, Dr. Ishrak occupies the position of Independent Chairman of Intel Corp., Chairman of Compute Health Acquisition Corp., Executive Chairman for Medtronic, Inc. and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Medtronic Trading NL BV. Dr. Ishrak is also Director-Health Leadership Council at Save The Children Foundation and on the board of 6 other companies.
Dr. Ishrak previously was Executive Chairman for Medtronic Plc and Executive Chairman of Medtronic Ltd. (a subsidiary of Medtronic Plc), President & Chief Executive Officer of Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Vice President for General Electric Co. President & Chief Executive Officer for GE Healthcare, Inc. and President & Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare Clinical Systems (Wisconsin) (both are subsidiaries of General Electric Co.), President & Chief Executive Officer for Clinical Systems, Inc. and General Manager at Ultrasound, Inc.
He received an undergraduate degree and a doctorate from King's College London.