Linda A. Cyr
Primary Faculty

Linda A. Cyr

Lecturer on Health Management

Health Policy and Management


Linda Cyr draws on a diverse background to address business problems at the intersection of strategy, leadership, and entrepreneurship. She brings distinctive expertise in assembling and inspiring collaboration among networks of leaders to advance complex inter-organizational agendas.

Linda's work spans both academic and corporate settings. On the faculty at the Harvard School of Public Health, she teaches in the Masters in Health Care Management program and has served as Director of Corporate Health Leadership Programs within executive education. As an independent consultant, she serves senior leaders at global corporations such as Novartis, AB InBev, and EY as well as at startup firms.

Previously, Linda was a Partner at Tapestry Networks where she co-created and managed multi-stakeholder networks and working groups of C-level pharmaceutical executives, regulators, national reimbursement authorities, decision-makers from ministries of health, clinical experts and patient advocates from across eight European nations.

Prior to joining Tapestry Networks, Linda was an assistant professor of entrepreneurship at the Harvard Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management. Early in her career at GTE, Linda managed direct marketing sales teams, designed and administered sales compensation plans, and developed a company-wide sales management curriculum.

Linda earned a PhD and MS from Cornell University and a BS from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.