Dr Tom Overbay

Dr Tom Overbay

Partner, Expedite Animal Health

Dr. Thomas D. Overbay serves as a business development and technical consultant to the international animal health industry. He founded Expedite Animal Health which is a company formed to discern opportunities in animal health then assist with product development across pharmaceuticals, biologicals, devices, and diagnostics. Expedite’s clients span the globe and include the largest multinational animal health companies, the smallest of startup companies, and the financial community including venture capital and private equity.

Following five years in veterinary practice, Dr. Overbay brings nearly 35 years of experience in the veterinary pharmaceutical industry. He led global business development and was an executive committee member for a top-5 animal health company and has served in similar roles with a contract services provider and start-up animal health companies in the US and internationally. In addition to business development, Dr. Overbay’s background of veterinary practice, technical services, and sales management provides him with a unique perspective of the scientific, financial, and legal aspects of innovative technologies. Dr. Overbay has successfully brought to market a number of products arising from universities, government agencies, human hospitals, start-up companies (both human and veterinary), and multinational pharmaceutical and chemical companies. Dr. Overbay holds his veterinary degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and resides in Louisburg, Kansas.

Peter Dearden

Peter Dearden

Professor, the University of Otago, Co-director, Genomics Aotearoa

Manya Sabherwal

Manya Sabherwal

National Account Manager, Cytiva

Jai Denton

Jai Denton

Director - Crop Biotechnology Policy, CropLife Australia

Mark Piper

Mark Piper

CEO, The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research

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