Doctoral Student

Eric Lin

Eric Lin is a third-year doctoral student in the Technology and Operations Management unit. Prior to coming to Harvard, he was an Engagement Manager in McKinsey and Company in the Cleveland office, as part of both the Manufacturing and Product Development practices.  As a consultant, Eric focused on manufacturing performance transformation and process improvement in new product development.  Eric's general research interests are in innovation, human capital and knowledge diffusion.

Eric holds a BS and MAcc in accountancy from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

  1. Overview

    My research interests focus on managing human capital of knowledge workers, particularly in science and technology. My current work explores the relationship between accumulated learning and creative capabilities in biomedical sciences.

    Keywords: innovation; human capital; science and technology studies; Science-Based Business; Science; Innovation and Invention; Innovation and Management; Human Capital;