Gary Lynn Bio
Gary Lynn is a tenured professor at the Stevens Institute and Chairman of Lynnovate.com an international innovation consulting company. Dr. Lynn started, built and sold three companies and was formerly Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Managing Director of Spencer Trask, a New York based venture capital company that placed $1.2 billion in over 100 technology businesses during the past decade. He was formerly represented by the Leigh Speakers Bureau and was selected by Business 2.0 Magazine as one of the nine leading management gurus in the country; prior guru selections include Peter Drucker and W. E. Deming. He was also named twice (2003 and 2008), 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 (IAMOT). Dr. Lynn has written four books on innovation and earned a Bachelor of Mechanical engineering degree from Vanderbilt University, a Master of Management from the Kellogg School at Northwestern, and a Ph. D. in marketing and new product development from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Lynn was invited by the King of Malaysia to give a keynote on the innovation process that he created to help Malaysians improve their ability to innovate.