Lesley Solomon

Executive Director

As executive director of Brigham’s Innovation Hub and director of strategy and innovation in the Brigham Research Institute, Lesley is driving BWH’s initiatives to deepen our relationships with biotech and pharmaceutical industries, while increasing awareness of the depth and breadth of the hospital’s research and innovation. Within the Innovation Hub she fosters collaborations to help transform game-changing ideas from creation to commercialization. Lesley’s team supports internal and external innovators across areas of care redesign, health information technology, and therapeutics/devices/diagnostics. Lesley has 20+ years of experience as an executive in business development, strategy and marketing at start ups, early stage, and large companies such as the Food Network, BarnesandNoble.com, and Yoga Works. Lesley received her MBA from Harvard Business School and has a BA in English from Cornell University.

Lesley sits on the board of Primary Care Progress and is a founding member of WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s, one of USAgainstAlzheimer’s networks aimed at mobilizing specific groups to battle the disease.