Dr Lynn Johnson Langer PhD, MBA, is Acting Associate Dean of Advanced Academic Programs at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Langer is on the National Directors Emeritus board and is President Emeritus of Women In Bio, an organization of professionals committed to fostering and encouraging entrepreneurship and career development of women active in the life science industry. She recently ended her governor-appointed term on the board of directors of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation.
Lynn attended Tulane University and the University of Maryland for her undergraduate degree in microbiology. She later received her MBA from Johns Hopkins University and received the Stegman Award for academic excellence in Administrative Science. She received her PhD in Leadership and Change from Antioch University. Dr. Langer is also an International Coach Federation certified executive coach. She studied coaching at George Washington University and completed a graduate certificate in evidence-based coaching from the Fielding Graduate Institute.
Dr. Langer headed the sales and marketing department of several biotechnology companies before she founded BioPlan Associates, a management and marketing consulting firm. She has published over fifty articles and several book chapters mainly in business areas of biotechnology and biotechnology enterprise education including publishing in Nature Biotechnology. Dr. Langer has taught a variety of graduate courses in biotechnology and business.