Michael Lynch
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Michael Lynch

Senior Client Partner
San Francisco

Based in Korn Ferry’s San Francisco office, Mike Lynch is a Senior Client Partner and leads the North America Systems and Devices sector of our Technology Practice.

A technophile at heart, Mr. Lynch focuses on senior assignments in a variety of technology sectors, including semiconductors, electronics manufacturing services, computing and clean tech. Mike has deep expertise in R&D and Engineering and is currently conducting  search assignments for senior research leaders in the areas of distributed computing, language technologies, cyber security, computational science, and user devices.

Mr. Lynch began his career as a systems engineer with IBM Labs in Toronto, where he worked on early-stage distributed computing services. After completing his M.B.A., Mr. Lynch moved into management consulting with EDS and Accenture, where he focused on technology strategy and services design and delivery. Prior to entering executive search, he held the position of vice president of operations at two early-stage startups, one in the e-Marketing field and the other in India-based offshore systems development.

Mr. Lynch earned a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Victoria in Canada and is a former registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario.

He holds an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Business Management and is a member of APICS The Association for Operations Management.