Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC

Director of Ambulatory Nursing, Stanford Health Care; Johnson & Johnson Nurse Innovation Fellow
CEO & Co-Founder, Fifth Window

Charlene Platon, MS, RN, FNP-BC is Director of Ambulatory Nursing at Stanford Health Care (SHC), where she collaborates with operational and clinical partners to advance, develop, refine, and innovate ambulatory nursing clinical delivery operations throughout the enterprise.


Passionate about healthcare innovation, Charlene is a founding member of the Technology, Research, and Innovation Steering Committee at SHC, representing innovation in ambulatory nursing. Charlene is also one of 12 inaugural Johnson & Johnson Nurse Innovation Fellows. As a Fellow, Charlene aims to bring nurse-led innovation to the forefront of healthcare. In addition, Charlene is CEO & Co-Founder of Fifth Window, a nurse-led and women-led digital wellness platform that aims to promote and prioritize the well-being of nurses, clinicians, and organizations across the healthcare industry.


Charlene graduated from the University of California, Irvine, where she received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing degrees. She is a licensed registered nurse and board-certified family nurse practitioner.


Charlene’s overarching goal as a healthcare leader and nurse innovator is to transform healthcare delivery and operations at the intersection of compassion, innovation, and technology, ultimately improving the healthcare experience for patients and professionals.