|Clark University, Masters of arts|
As a Managing Director of General Catalyst Partners, Larry invests in both new and existing technology businesses. Areas of special interest include: open source, information technology; systems; and software on-demand business models. Larry is a board member of Advanced Electron Beams; Black Duck Software; Demandware; Good Data; HubSpot; Optaros; QUMAS and VisibleMeasures, which are all active General Catalyst investments. Larry also served on the Board of Venetica, a General Catalyst investment that was acquired by IBM in October 2004.
Prior to joining General Catalyst, Larry was the chairman, president and CEO of NetGenesis, a market leading software and analytic solutions provider. Larry led NetGenesis from 1997 to 2001, overseeing the companyâ€™s business, product strategy and direction. During this time, NetGenesis was a two-time Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 award winner and was included among the Inc 500. In February 2000, Larry took the company public (NTGX) and in December 2001, NetGenesis was acquired by SPSS, Inc. (SPSS).
Prior to his role as CEO and president of NetGenesis, Larry was president of PC DOCS, Inc. (DOCSF), a leading developer of document management software for enterprise networks. Under his leadership, PC DOCSâ€™ product advanced to the number one market position. He also led the company’s public offering in 1998. Prior to joining PC DOCS, Larry was senior vice president of marketing and business development at Interleaf, Inc. (LEAF), where he defined and implemented the corporate strategy that put its electronic publishing solutions in a top market position and helped grow the business to more than $120 million in revenue.