Lecturer, Entrepreneurship & Business Planning
Lana Caron is a globally minded high-tech executive, innovative business leader, entrepreneur, and management consultant with an established track record of success launching new ventures, raising capital, and expanding business into new markets. She has been helping startups and large multinationals develop plans and accelerate business growth for over 15 years. Her work has been featured in numerous publications and impacted organizations around the world. Lana consults, teaches and writes in the areas of innovative leadership, change management, M&A, strategy, and entrepreneurship. She is currently the CEO & Founder of the Colliston Group, an innovation and strategy consulting firm serving clients in technology, media and education. Earlier in her career, Lana held senior leadership roles as Director of Corporate Development at Sensata Technologies (formerly Texas Instruments) and Manager of Strategy & Business Development at Philips Healthcare, where she led strategic and operational initiatives for multi-billion dollar portfolios. Lana started her career in management consulting with Accenture after earning her MBA, Masters’ Degree in Education and CPA. She is an avid supporter of the Boston innovation community, and currently teaches at the Gordon Institute at Tufts University as well as mentors entrepreneurs through the WinLab Venture Accelerator at Babson College. To contact Lana, please email Lana.Caron@tufts.edu.