Executive Team

  • Patrick Soon-Shiong – Owner and Executive Chairman

    Patrick Soon-Shiong – Owner and Executive Chairman

    Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, is the owner and executive chairman of the Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, Los Angeles Times en Español and other publications under the California Times. Dr. Soon-Shiong, a physician, surgeon, scientist, inventor, technologist and philanthropist, has devoted...

  • Norman Pearlstine — Executive Editor

    Norman Pearlstine — Executive Editor

    Norman Pearlstine is executive editor of the Los Angeles Times. Before joining The Times in 2018, Pearlstine served as vice chairman of Time Inc., where he was charged with seeking growth opportunities for the company’s brands and content. Prior to that he was chief content officer at Bloomberg...

  • Chris Argentieri – Chief Operating Officer

    Chris Argentieri – Chief Operating Officer

    Chris Argentieri is Chief Operating Officer of the Los Angeles Times, overseeing all the business operations of The Times. After joining the company in late 2014, Argentieri has led initiatives to extend The Times brand and its journalism to additional platforms, collaborate with other businesses...

  • Ghalib Kassam – Chief Information Officer

    Ghalib Kassam – Chief Information Officer

    Ghalib Kassam is Chief Information Officer for the California Times, which includes the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune and their community and lifestyle publications in Southern California. Kassam has served as an IT consultant, information architect and strategic advisor to clients...

  • Ben Gerst – Chief Technology Officer

    Ben Gerst – Chief Technology Officer

    Ben Gerst joined the Los Angeles Times in August 2018. As chief technology officer, he oversees product, design and engineering for digital platforms. Previously, Gerst was the newspaper’s chief technology officer and senior vice president for product development under Tribune Publishing, the Times’...

  • Jeff Glasser – General Counsel

    Jeff Glasser – General Counsel

    Jeff Glasser is General Counsel of the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune. As head of the company’s legal department, Glasser handles newsroom counseling, litigation, intellectual property, contract and commercial matters, privacy, compliance and other legal issues. In addition, he represents...

  • Nicholas Goldberg — Editor of the Editorial Pages

    Nicholas Goldberg — Editor of the Editorial Pages

    Nicholas Goldberg joined the Los Angeles Times in 2002 as editor of the op-ed page and the Sunday Opinion section. He became deputy editor of the editorial pages in 2008 and a year later was named editor of the editorial pages.  He is a former reporter and editor at Newsday in New York, where he...

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