David Maltz is a design thinker, innovation catalyst, and product realization expert who combines deep product design and development experience with broad business and management aptitude. He is the Founder and Principal of Intervalent, an independent advising and consulting firm that specializes in product development and innovation strategy for consumer-facing medical devices.
David has extensive inhaled drug-delivery experience with a combined 12 years at Nektar Therapeutics and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, where he oversaw the design, development, and manufacturing of several novel pulmonary drug delivery systems. Before Nektar, David held technical and leadership positions at Game Ready, a startup in the orthopedics space, and Bridge Design, an industrial design and product development consulting firm.
David holds BSE, MSE, and MBA degrees from Stanford University, has numerous patents pending and awarded, and is an author of several publications in both inhaled drug delivery and the medical device development process.