Nancy works at the intersection of technology, community, and people. As a leader and technologist, she creates solutions that further community and business goals by meeting the needs of individuals. Her guiding philosophy is that a human-centered approach to technology is the only way to get results that make a difference.
Think strategically, act thoughtfully, be a good human
Problem solving is about empowerment: motivated people create good products. Nancy supports clients and teams by fostering a collaborative, idea-driven culture that nurtures creativity and brainpower.
Under Nancy’s leadership, Clockwork has received more than 16 “Best Workplace” awards. Clockwork has also won the Psychologically Healthy Workplace, Best Women Owned Business, and Bicycle Friendly Business awards. Independently, Nancy received the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Diversity in Business and Finance & Commerce’s Progress Minnesota awards, was a finalist for Minnesota Business Magazine’s Community Impact award, and was named Business Owner of the Year from NAWBO-MN (National Association for Women Business Owners — Minnesota Chapter).
Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker launched the Geek Girls Guide in January 2008 as a place to publish their perspective on the Interactive industry and demystify technology for non-technical audiences.