Jason Lye

Jason Lye
President and Chief Technical Officer, Lyco Works

Dr. Jason Lye is President and Chief Technical Officer of Lyco Works Incorporated. Lyco Works is a collaborative innovation organization that helps clients create market-changing products founded in patented technologies used by adjacent industries. Lyco Works shows their clients what is possible, and where to source the components for a product or service that can gain control of their marketplace.

Lyco Works' clients include Fortune 500, small-medium sized enterprise, as well as startup companies. All industry sectors are served using a broadly applicable creativity methodology and a broad and deep technology brokerage network.

Dr. Lye has over 12 years experience in business development and technology transfer for Fortune-500 companies, 17 years of Intellectual Asset Management, and a deal sheet that spans many countries and diverse industries. He is also an inventor on 20 issued US patents with additional filed. Dr. Lye also serves as Chief Technical Officer to an Atlanta based manufacturing technology company, Heat Technologies Inc, designing, fabricating, and installing acoustic dryer systems.

Jason has an unusual skill set that allows him to leverage technology to grow businesses via a range of deal structures. For example, a deal structure between Axela Biosensors and Kimberly-Clark led to a multi-million dollar VC funding. Jason was also relied upon to provide opinions for Newell Rubbermaid’s venture investment fund prior to, for instance, the funding of Thorley Industries.

Prior to founding Lyco Works, Jason was the Director of External Business Development – Technology Assets for Newell Rubbermaid, Inc. His responsibilities included driving growth through technology acquisition and related new business activities with external partners. Dr. Lye also worked for Kimberly-Clark for 10 years, beginning as a Research Scientist, and leaving as Senior Licensing Manager.

He holds a Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science from North Carolina State University, and a B.S. in Colour Chemistry from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. Dr. Lye is a Chartered Colourist, and a member of the American Chemical Society.

Jason is a naturalized British immigrant, and currently lives in Atlanta GA. He enjoys beekeeping, koi water-gardening, and camping with friends in his spare time.

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