Life at Full Speed – with Barry Lynch (Always an Expat S1:E6)

Episode 6 Shownotes – Barry Lynch

Moving to another country is always a challenge, but our guest this week Barry Lynch’s journey was amplified by the added stakes of securing dual citizenships for his children. Richard and Barry talk about confronting unique complications, acquiring a deeper understanding of different cultures, and encountering the many highs and lows of expatriate living. Barry is Senior Vice President of Field Services at PTC, but his career has now transformed into an interesting amalgamation of professional accomplishments and social media stardom as an esteemed theme park reviewer.

Relocating from the UK to the US in 2005 was the beginning of a captivating excursion for Barry. It was not without hurdles, but it represents the joy and achievement of a well-planned journey filled with resilience, adaptation, and eventual success. Dive into their story as we unravel the essence of the Lynch family’s “expat” living, marked by personal professional victories, familial growth, and a passionate love for theme parks.

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About Richard

Richard Taylor is a British expat, dual citizen (UK & US). Originally from Bolton, he now lives in Greenwich, CT, where Plan First Wealth has its head office.

As the firm’s leader, Richard launched Taylor & Taylor, now Plan First Wealth, and continues to fuel the firm’s growth. Richard is a Chartered Financial Planner (UK – CII) in addition to holding the IMC (CFA UK) and Series 65 (US – FINRA).

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About Barry

Barry Lynch is the Senior Vice President of Field Services at PTC. He has over 25 years of experience in helping manufacturers implement process improvement strategies to attain better performance. At PTC he leads the Factory Services Unit (FSU), partnering with companies to guide them on their digital transformation journey.

Previous to PTC, Lynch spent 10 years with Rockwell Automation and 15 years at GE Digital. Most recently, he was the CEO of Factora, a system integrator focused on implementing Industry 4.0 solutions in manufacturing. Factora was acquired by PTC in 2019.

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