One would hope that leaders in the field comprise an editorial board. I started (and stopped) with two members of the editorial board of Prime Research in Oncology (Payal Mittal, UConn Health School of Medicine, and Oorvashi Roy, University of Texas). Both are postdocs.
* See the comment from Debora Weber-Wulff, 14 Jan. 2019.
On 3/15/17, I wrote Avid that "I am very interested in this book. Who is the editor? I would like to discuss the volume with him or her." The next day, I received this reply: