Ed Saltzman is President and Founder of Defined Health, a leading strategic business development advisory firm serving senior executives in pharma, biotech and investment sectors, has joined Vidac’s Board in 2016. Leveraging 25+ years of experience consulting for biopharma companies, he provides guidance to Defined Health’s senior project leadership who work with clients across multiple therapeutic areas. Ed is an in demand speaker on industry issues and has been recognized widely as an early “spotter” of key trends that go on to have significant impact within the life sciences industry, especially as these pertain to the licensing and business development field. He notably coined the term “Proof of Relevance,” to describe indisputable demonstration of clinical and economic value in drug development. Ed is a graduate of New York University. He is an advisor to the Israeal Biotech Fund, and a member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and the New York Pharma Forum, and is a recipient of the LES Frank Barnes Mentoring Award for his contributions to education in the life sciences sector.