Engaged in innovation in the public, private, and NGO sectors for over 20 years.
In 2007, Lina led a research project for Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, evaluating the rate of commercialization of patented technologies developed in the lab and identifying relevant market failures related to technology commercialization.
In the domain of sustainable architecture and built environment innovation, Lina is the recipient of the international RE:STORE award for her future of retail design.
Past 12 years experience in building solutions for and supported high impact early-stage ventures.
A frequent speaker and university lecturer on entrepreneurship, impact investing, sustainability, biomimetic innovation, the future of philanthropy, the evolution of global financial systems, and applied economics. Lina has spoken at over 250 conferences over the last 10 years on these subjects, including at the Nobel Prize Summit, the United Nations, and NASA Centennial Challenge Launch.