Dr. Lynn started, built and sold three companies (one was Oasis Medical, a medical device manufacturing company). He is currently a tenured professor at Stevens Institute of Technology and Chairman of Lynnovate, an international consulting company specializing in healthcare innovation leadership. Dr. Lynn was formerly Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Managing Director at Spencer Trask, a New York based venture capital company that placed $1.2 billion in over 100 technology businesses where he worked closely with CEOs and Board Members in the medical, IT and optics industries.
Dr. Lynn has written five books on innovation and ten books on healthcare innovation. He was selected by Business 2.0 Magazine as one of the nine leading management gurus in the world (prior guru selections include Clay Christensen and Peter Drucker) and was named as one of the seven most prolific thought leaders in the field of Technology-Innovation Management by the International Association for the Management of Technology.
Dr. Lynn is an award winning speaker and helps companies improve their desire and ability to innovate.