John Lynch earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the
University of New Hampshire, a Master of Business Administration from Harvard
Business School, and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University.
As a business leader, Lynch served Harvard Business School as the
Director of Admissions and the MBA Program; established The J.H. Lynch Advisory
Group, a business consulting firm in Manchester; and led the restructuring of
the Westinghouse Broadcasting television and radio stations. Lynch was the
President and Chief Executive Officer of Knoll, Inc., an internationally
renowned furniture design and manufacturing company. As CEO of Knoll,
Lynch turned a company losing $50 million per year into a successful business
generating $240 million in profits per year while also focusing on making it a
better place to work.
Since leaving office, Lynch has joined the boards of Ping4, Dyn,
FIRST Robotics, and has rejoined the board of the University System of
New Hampshire. He has also been teaching a course at the Tuck School of
Business at Dartmouth College.
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