Robert Lyon

Senior Consultant

MFA in Creative Writing, New York University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

B.A. English, Journalism and German Macalester College

Trainings, Certifications, Memberships

  • Training Social Change and Social Innovation, Sterns Social Solutions Network
  • Curriculum Design Commerce and Culture
  • Curriculum Design Business and its Publics
  • Partner New York Times


  • Clinical Assistant professor of Management Communications at NYU Stern School of Business
  • Creates and directs curriculum and pedagogy for required undergraduate courses in critical thinking, communication, and business social responsibility
  • Led Stern's Social Solutions Project Lab
  • Launched the Social Solutions Network, an initiative to build a national academic platform for collaboration and development of social change and social innovation curriculum materials
  • Adjunct Professor, NYU Stern School of Business
  • Creative Writing Instructor, NYU College of Arts & Sciences
  • Publications Manager Cancer and Leukemia Group B/University of Chicago (Research organization), Chicago, IL
  • Principal Creative and Project Manager CMC/Lyon, Inc. (Boutique marketing communications firm), Chicago, IL
  • Studio Manager Frankel & Co. ($30M marketing promotions agency), Chicago, IL

Area of Expertise

  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Business social responsibility
  • Social Change
  • Social Innovation
  • Cultural studies and Social impact
  • Curriculum Design
  • Curriculum Development