Speaker profile

Lesley Solomon

Senior VP & Chief Innovation Officer
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Lesley Solomon became Dana-Farber’s senior vice president and chief innovation officer in 2017. She has served as the founding executive director of Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Innovation Hub, and as director of strategy and innovation in the Brigham Research Institute.

Lesley leads a team focused on commercializing Dana-Farber’s science and technology and working with industry, academic and investment partners to accelerate the pace of getting that work to patients. She thrives on developing innovative models for partnerships to sustain the Institute’s research funding and is creating new ways to expand the reach of Dana-Farber’s clinical care.