Dr. Taha Kass-Hout is Chief Technology Officer of GE HealthCare. Taha was Vice President/Distinguished Engineer-Health AI, and Chief Medical Officer, at Amazon Web Services (2017-2023), where he led Health AI strategy and efforts, including Amazon HealthLake, Amazon Comprehend Medical, and Amazon Omics. Taha also worked with teams at Amazon responsible for developing the science, technology, and scale for its own COVID-19 lab testing of associates. A physician executive and bio-statistician, Taha served two terms under President Obama, including the first Chief Health Informatics officer at the FDA. He holds a Doctor of Medicine and a Master of Science in Biostatistics from the University of Texas, and had his clinical training at Harvard’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Dr. Taha Kass-Hout’s career has been characterized by a remarkable blend of medical expertise, technology leadership, and a strong commitment to improving healthcare through data-driven innovations.