LINPING ZHANG

Advisor, Finance for Impact
Executive Director, BioMed Valley Discoveries

Dr. Zhang is an Executive Director of Translational Sciences at BioMed Valley Discoveries. Prior to joining BioMed Valley Discoveries, Dr. Zhang was an Associate Director for Project and Portfolio Management at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research where she managed multiple global cross-functional teams for programs ranging from IND-enabling stage to phase II clinical development. Prior to Novartis, Dr. Zhang was a founding scientist and project leader at Infinity Pharmaceuticals where she helped establish and validate the core chemistry technology platform.

Dr. Zhang earned her PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and completed her postdoctoral training at Harvard University. She holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management as a Sloan Fellow.