Gary Lynn, Ph.D., CSP is a best-selling author and tenured full professor at Stevens Institute of Technology. His expertise is healthcare innovation. Dr. Lynn was selected as one of the nine leading management gurus in the world by Business 2.0 Magazine and one of the top seven thought leaders in technology innovation management by the International Association Management of Technology (IAMOT). He authored or co-authored over a dozen books on innovation and over 60 refereed publications on technical innovation. Dr. Lynn started, built and sold four companies and was formerly Senior Managing Director and Chief Innovation Officer for Spencer Trask, a New York-based venture capital firm, that placed over $1 billion in 130 start-ups. His focus was healthcare, IT and optics. Dr. Lynn won several teaching and research awards. His specialty is delivering workshops to hospitals that want to use innovation to improve patient care and increase patient satisfaction.