Purdue University has promoted Matthew Lynall to the Avrum and Joyce Gray director of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. He previously served as a clinical professor in the Krannert School of Management.
Lynall joined the university as a full-time faculty member in 2009. He has focused on developing educational programs and resources for faculty and graduate researchers across Purdue and the Midwest to commercialize their discoveries.
Before Purdue, Lynall had a distinguished career in industry as a partner and senior vice president in the entrepreneurial consulting practice at Ernst & Young, the president and general manager of Linread Canada and a product manager at Nortel Networks.
A graduate of the university of Western Ontario with an MBA and a Ph.D. in business administration, Lynall earned his BA with joint honors in engineering science and economics from Oxford University. He has taught at the Richard Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, and has led corporate executive programs in business transformation and change management in North America, England, Europe and the Middle East.