August Calhoun, PhD

Vice president and general manager, Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences

Dr. August Calhoun leads Dell’s Healthcare & Life Sciences business. Dr. Calhoun has more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare and life sciences industry, during which time he has focused on research productivity, life sciences salesforce effectiveness, translational medicine and healthcare outcomes management. He has expertise in data management, technology strategy, high performance computing and process improvement.

Prior to his current role, Dr. Calhoun was responsible for sales and business development of the Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences industry team, where he led efforts to implement innovative solutions to automate operations for healthcare payers, providers and life sciences customers. He has also served Dell customers through end user services optimization, service desk improvement, asset utilization and remote data center operations.
 
Prior to joining Dell, Dr. Calhoun worked at the IBM Corporation, where he managed the global pharmaceutical sales and solutions team, as well as a healthcare consulting team. He was also responsible for relationships with large healthcare and life sciences clients and held earlier positions in IBM Global Services.

Dr. Calhoun has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware.