Lynn Nichols

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LYNN NICHOLS, Ph.D., executive director for the Council on Multilocal AI and founding principal and strategist at X Intellectual Property, has deep expertise in the nature and use of language. Her innovative work was recognized by the Harvard University Mind Brain Behavior Interfaculty Initiative and the prestigious UC Hellman Fellows Fund. She has extensive experience working with a wide range of emerging technology industries including global private equity, cybersecurity, decentralized identity, cryptocurrency, fintech, biotech and streaming media. In addition to partnering with global branding firms, she was a professor of linguistics at linguistics at Harvard University and UC Berkeley for 14 years and is an advisor at the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Venture Studio at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She also teaches at the Alchemist Accelerator and mentors at Silicon Valley Ignite, Women’s Startup Lab, VC TaskForce, and TiE Launchpad. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University, a master’s from University of Chicago, and a doctorate from Harvard University.