Lars is a proven entrepreneur with extensive experience in the mobile and digital media industries. Prior to Co-Founding SessionM, Lars was at Apple, Inc., where he was a member of the executive team of iAd, Apple’s mobile advertising business unit. While at iAd, Lars worked on a variety of initiatives including running partnerships and alliances in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Before Apple, Lars was Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Business Development at Quattro Wireless, a leading mobile advertising platform that was acquired by Apple in 2009. Prior to Quattro, Lars was Vice President of Business Development at m-Qube, North America’s dominant mobile aggregator that was acquired by VeriSign in 2006. Lars started his career in investment banking and finance on the west coast, working for Montgomery Securities, and later for an affiliate fund of private equity firm Texas Pacific Group.
Lars received an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and his AB with honors from Harvard University.
CEO & Co-Founder
May, 2011 - Current (over 5 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
|Aug, 2015||Causemo||$4M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2015||clypd||$19.4M / Series B||Data Point Capital|
|Oct, 2014||Remix Media||$2M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2014||Syft||$305k / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2014||Button||$2.25M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2014||Drizly||$2.25M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2013||clypd||$3.2M / Series A (Lead)||Data Point Capital|
|Oct, 2012||Pickie||$1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2012||Open Air Publishing||$800k / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2011||Crashlytics||$1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Mar 30, 2016||PE HUB - Majors joins Data Point Capital|
|Mar 3, 2016||Beta Boston - SessionM eyes London for first overseas location|
|Mar 2, 2016||Business Wire - Remarkable Growth Sparks International Expansion for SessionM|
|Oct 26, 2015||Venture Beat - Personal and predictive: Why brands need to work from the outside-in|
|Oct 7, 2015||Fortune - Here's what happens when employees don't trust their managers|
|Jun 16, 2015||Beta Boston - With Syft, every day is Throwback Thursday|
|May 5, 2015||Xconomy - SessionM Banks $12M to Expand in Enterprise Mobile Marketing|
|May 5, 2015||FinSMEs - SessionM Closes $12M Funding Round|