Lynn Thoman is Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her primary focus is non-governmental organizations, international business, and education. She is co-Chair of the Leon Lowenstein Foundation, and Managing Partner of Corporate Perspectives LLC, an investment firm. She previously worked at American Express in international marketing, strategic planning, and finance.
Thoman is a member of the Board of Harvard Medical School and the Brookings Institution. In addition, she is a member of the Advisory Board of the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, the Steering Committee of Women in Leadership at Princeton, the Dean’s Council at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, the Harvard Global Health Advisory Council, the Dean’s Council at the Kennedy School, and the Advisory Board of the Center for Economic Policy Studies at Princeton. She is also a member of the ACCION Women’s Network and the New York Academy of Sciences. She was formerly co-Chair of the Advisory Council of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.
Thoman holds a BA from Princeton in economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She has worked in over 40 countries in Europe, Asia, and Latin America, and has lived in China.