Michael Lynch's profile
Managing Partner at InnovationPointBio
MICHAEL LYNCHGlobal Co-Lead Internet of ThingsSAP Michael is a creative and successful software executive and entrepreneur with extensive leadership experience in delivering innovative software products and building businesses all over the world.Michael now brings his experience to www.innovation-point.com as a managing partner leading the technology innovation practice. InnovationPoint is a world leading innovation consultancy helping fortune 1,000 companies drive disruption and new business.Michael Co-led SAP’s IoT organization focused on Internet of Things. He joined SAP in late 2011 as part of the acquisition of Right Hemisphere Inc., where he held the position of CEO. Michael was CEO of Right Hemisphere where he has transformed the company from a small tools provider for graphics professionals to the global leader in Visualization and Product Communications software for Global 1000 manufacturers. He closed multiple rounds of venture financing with Sequoia Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, SAP Ventures, NVIDIA, and other investors. Michael led the company to a successful acquisition by SAP.Michael was the VP in charge of creative product development at 7th Level where he helped grow the company from 20 employees to IPO. At 7th Level, he led the production of over thirty award winning Internet, education and entertainment software products for Disney, Real Networks, IBM, Microsoft and Sony. Prior to software, Michael was a successful actor/singer/dancer on Broadway where he starred in Fiddler on the Roof, Jerome Robbin's Broadway and Les Miserables. Michael also starred on Television's General Hospital and more. Michael attended the Manhattan School of Music where he studied Opera.Specialties: Enterprise software, International Sales, Marketing and Operations Mgmt., Creative Design, 3D, Web Application Production, and Educational Software.