Clifford Kalb

President, President, C. Kalb & Associates LLC

Cliff Kalb is President of C. Kalb & Associates, LLC, a pharma consultancy in intelligence and strategy.  He has served for over four decades in a broad variety of senior level functions in the industry.  Cliff was Senior Vice President with Wood Mackenzie, where he provided thought leadership on life science industry issues and directed their knowledge based research and consulting practice. Previously, he served as Senior Director, Strategic Business Analysis at Merck, heading their global intelligence function. Earlier in his career he worked for Marion, Pfizer, and Roche in sales, market analysis, health economics, public policy, marketing, licensing, business intelligence and business development building experience across virtually all therapeutic categories. He also headed commercial development for a biotechnology firm affiliated with J&J.

Mr. Kalb has served as Chair of the Conference Board Council on Competitive Analysis. He is also former President of the Board of Directors of both the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals society (SCIP), and the Pharmaceutical Business Intelligence and Research Group (PBIRG). Mr. Kalb is widely published in the field of pharmaceutical industry intelligence and analysis. He has served on the Editorial Board of Pharmaceutical Executive magazine, and as an instructor at the Academy of Competitive Intelligence in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 2004, he became a Fellow in SCIP, and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from PBIRG. In 2005, he was named one of top 100 most inspiring people in the pharmaceutical industry by Pharmavoice magazine. He is a recent Chair of the CI Council of Fellows, the 2013 award winner of the SCIP Meritorious Award, and the 2014 recipient of the Faye Brill distinguished service award.  Mr. Kalb holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Psychology from Rutgers University, and an MBA in Pharmaceutical Marketing and Economics from Fairleigh Dickinson University.