McGlynn has 24 years’ executive experience with Hewlett-Packard, finishing there in 2005 as a Senior Vice President having participated in boosting printer annual sales from $150 million to over $13 billion. Retirement was short-lived as McGlynn was recruited to run a new Australian color printing startup with breakthrough technology. He retired again in 2013.

McGlynn flies his Cessna 182, frequenting backcountry airstrips.