Senior Program Manager, Technology Initiatives & Outreach
Lynda leads the Technology Initiatives and Outreach group. She is responsible for the coordinated efforts of CTL Business Development and Marketing including developing initiatives to promote CTL invention-forward marketing processes and increasing general brand awareness via media, print and tradeshows. She manages CTL programs that aim to foster the commercialization of Cornell inventions and increase awareness about related topics:
- IGNITE, Cornell gap funding program;
- CTL practicum, an internship program at CTL for graduate students;
- Women Innovators Initiative.
Lynda joined CTL in December 2014 as a Technology Commercialization Specialist for the Life Science group. She provided support in marketing new technologies and in assessing commercial opportunities for technologies in the Life Sciences.
Prior to joining CTL, she worked as a Deputy Attachée with the French Consulate in Boston where she promoted research collaborations and coordinated scientific seminars/programs and with LexisNexis where she was a biopharmaceutical analyst.
Lynda received her BS in Immunology and Microbiology from the University of Bordeaux Segalen and holds a MS in both Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry from the University of Bordeaux Segalen as well as in Management of Technology and Innovation from the University of Paris Dauphine.