Lyn Christenson is an experienced business writer and communications expert. She helps clients link with their stakeholders and communities. Lyn’s work includes website copy and development, brand communications and online content.

Lyn has directed communications for some of Silicon Valley’s leading life science companies. At Applied Biosystems, she served as vice president, corporate communications, directing global communications for mapping the human genome. She also led communications for Codexis, where she managed global branding and communications through the company’s evolution from a startup through an IPO.

Lyn also has extensive experience in the nonprofit sector, serving on the boards of SV2 (Silicon Valley Social Ventures), Reading Partners and The Girls Middle School. Lyn has also worked for over a decade with boards and leadership teams in education and education and social services, leading annual retreats, strategic planning and providing leadership team coaching. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Pepperdine University.


Lyn Christenson speaks on communications and managing successful change throughout the Bay Area. Contact her at