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Alissa Hsu Lynch is Vice President, Johnson & Johnson, with responsibility for Strategic Capabilities & Essential Surgery for the company's $5.0 Billion Medical Device business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Alissa is an entrepreneurial leader with 20+ years global experience in MedTech and Consumer Goods. Most recently she was Head of Marketing for the J&J Orthopaedics business in EMEA, and before that served as Worldwide Vice President at Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care Companies in addition to holding various roles of increasing responsibility in the Consumer sector.
Passionate about building iconic brands, delivering value, and improving people's lives through access to quality health care, she has held roles across Marketing, Sales and General Management and lived and worked in the U.S., China and Europe. She currently serves as the Diversity & Inclusion Champion for J&J Medical Devices EMEA and is an Executive Coach for the One Young World Scholar Program. Alissa is known for being a purpose-driven, collaborative leader with a strong commitment to developing teams as well as mentoring talent across the industry.
Prior to her business career, Alissa performed and toured internationally for six years as a professional modern dancer with the Limon Dance Company and Ralph Lemon Company, performing in venues including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in D.C., Lincoln Center and The Joyce Theater in New York, and the Cannes Dance Festival in France.
Alissa received her A.B. in English from Princeton University and an M.B.A from Columbia Business School. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Johnson & Johnson Foundation. She is a 2013 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.