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Thomas P. Glynn, PhD

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Thomas P. Glynn, PhD, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Harvard Allston Land Company, overseeing Harvard’s non-institutional development of the Enterprise Research Campus in Allston. He reports to a Board chaired by Nitin Nohria, Dean of the Harvard Business School.

Glynn is also an adjunct lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School where he teaches a course on Implementation, which is also offered at the Graduate School of Design.

Previously, Glynn was Chief Executive Officer of the Massachusetts Port Authority from 2012 to 2018. In this role he oversaw Logan Airport, the Port of Boston and real estate holdings in East Boston and South Boston. 

From 1996 to 2010 Glynn was Chief Operating Officer at Partners HealthCare, at that time an $8B network of hospitals, physicians, care givers and neighborhood health centers. (Partners is now known as MassGeneral Brigham.)

Before Partners, Glynn was Deputy Secretary of Labor under President Clinton, Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration at Brown University, Deputy Commissioner of Public Welfare under Governor Dukakis and Assistant Dean of the Heller School of Brandeis University under Dean Stuart Altman.

Glynn has served as a Board Member of John Hancock Financial Services, Brandeis University, McLean Hospital and as a Committee Member of the Harvard Corporation Committee on Facilities and Capital Planning.