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The future of allergy care

We are Nectar and we are on a mission to put an end to allergies.

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The time is now

120M Americans suffer from allergies and their associated diseases. It is the #1 chronic condition impacting Americans today and a leading cause of lost productivity for employers around the country.

Nectar’s comprehensive care is here to change that.


AMERICANS SUFFERING FROM ALLERGIES

120M

Ken Chahine, Founding CEO

A passion for healthcare, for over a decade

Meet Ken Chahine, Founding CEO

Ken Chahine is a serial consumer healthcare entrepreneur. Prior to founding Nectar, Ken was the EVP and founding executive of AncestryDNA from 2011 to 2019. He grew the business from zero to $500+M ARR, successfully managed hyper-growth, and scaled the operations to over 11M genomic tests a year. Ken also founded AncestryHealth 2017, a DTC telehealth-based genomic predisposition test.

Prior to Ancestry, Ken was the CEO of Helio Health, a company focused on early cancer detection from a simple blood spot. He was also the CEO of Avigen, a gene therapy company focused on developing cures for hemophilia and other monogenic diseases.

Our team of industry professionals

We are a group of seasoned executives that have come together with a common purpose - putting an end to allergies. We champion science for good. And we’re here to change the world for good.

Vivian Arestia

Vivian Arestia

Head of Marketing

Greg Burgess

Greg Burgess

Head of Engineering

Tsega Dinka

Tsega Dinka

Head of Product

Shyam Joshi, M.D.

Shyam Joshi, M.D.

Head of Medical

Ben Oyler

Ben Oyler

Co-founder & Head of Business Ops

Hersh Patel

Hersh Patel

Co-Founder & Head of New Business

Our team of scientific and clinical experts

Our medical board of scientists and clinicians advise and oversee every aspect of our products, to ensure that we are only offering the best treatment that science has to offer.

Justin Greiwe, M.D.

Justin Greiwe, M.D.

Scientific Advisor

Kari Nadeau, M.D., PhD

Kari Nadeau, M.D., PhD

Scientific Advisor

Mohamed Shamji, PhD

Scientific Advisor

John Zwetchkenbaum, M.D.

John Zwetchkenbaum, M.D.

Scientific Advisor