Lynn oversees human resources, facilities and administration here a Ziopharm, where she has served on the senior leadership team since 2012. She has more than 20 years of experience in strategic and tactical human resource leadership, including extensive knowledge in mergers and acquisitions, organizational development and compensation and benefits. She has developed and implemented company-wide initiatives to motivate and retain employees, as well as directed human resource efforts to attract key talent. Prior to joining Ziopharm, Lynn was the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Clinical Data, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, which completed more than ten mergers/acquisitions during her tenure and was acquired by Forest Laboratories, Inc. Earlier in her career, she worked in human resources within the manufacturing, service and consulting environments. She holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Rhode Island College.