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Larry has over 27 years of broad technology and business leadership experience which includes operating within companies of startup size through a top 10 tech company. Larry founded and operated enterprise management startup Engyro (formerly Dirigo) which was acquired by Microsoft and then integrated into the Microsoft System Center product line. Larry managed multiple teams and shipped frequently at Microsoft. He also conducted due diligence, led acquisitions, and integrated those companies into the System Center product line.
Most recently Larry was the CTO for the public company Agilysys. As an executive leader he was instrumental in converting a traditional on-premise software business and technology to a SaaS based operation. He increased delivery capacity of engineering teams through enhanced process, architecture, and people. Upon starting, teams were shipping new versions 1-2x’s per year and by the end of his tenure many teams were shipping 2x’s per week and all had increased quality. Larry lead the teams building the next generation hospitality platform and services for hotels and restaurants which are now used by 1000s of customers daily.
Larry’s industry experience includes enterprise & systems, management, payments, security and hospitality. He holds BS of Applied Mathematics from Kent State University.