The boards of Massport and MassDOT, which select the top managers, are appointees of the governor.
Glynn, who teaches public sector management at the Kennedy School at Harvard, has a bachelor’s degree from Tufts and a doctorate from Brandeis. He once served as a senior vice president of finance and administration at Brown University.
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