Greg Lynn was born in 1964. He won a Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, received the American Academy of Arts & Letters Architecture Award and was awarded a fellowship from United States Artists. Time Magazine named him one of 100 of the most innovative people in the world for the 21st century and Forbes Magazine named him one of the ten most influential living architects.
He graduated from Miami University of Ohio with Bachelor of Environmental Design and Bachelor of Philosophy degrees and from Princeton University with a Master of Architecture degree. He is a founder and Chief Creative Officer of Piaggio Fast Forward, a company focusing on new forms of urban mobility connected to physical and information infrastructure. He also serves on the advisory boards of Gehry Technologies, Caustic Graphics, Curbside and California Carbon Industries. He is the author of nine books.