Dr. Thomas (Tom) 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 capitalists and private equity.
Following 5 years in veterinary practice, Dr. Overbay accumulated 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; he has served in similar roles with a contract service provider and start-up animal health companies in the US and internationally. In addition to business development, his background in veterinary practice, technical services, and sales management provides him with a unique perspective of the scientific, financial, and legal aspects of innovative technologies. Tom 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. He holds his veterinary degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and resides in Louisburg, Kansas.