Larry's focus is digital media and consumer services
Larry is passionate about joyful products, breakthrough technologies and people that know how to manifest a clear vision. Larry was a founding investor in Pandora (NYSE: P) when Walden led the rebirth round to focus the company on launching a consumer-facing service and was a Director through its IPO. Larry is a Director at SoundHound, (sound and voice search), Aarki (mobile app marketing), Scientific Revenue (in-app pricing optimization), goTenna (off-grid communications), TouchBistro (restaurant point of sale), TodayTix (discount theater tickets), and MeUndies (eCommerce). He also led Walden's investment in Terayon (acquired by Motorola). As an Angel investor, Larry has backed companies including Netflix (IPO), BandPage (acquired by Google), Jukely, LyricFind, Wingz, , Maestro, Brrr!, LightWave and Camio. See his AngelList profile.
Prior to Walden, Larry was a digital media sell-side Equity Research Analyst at Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown where he lead the top performing IPOs of 1998 and 1999 (Terayon and CBS MarketWatch), as well as the IPOs of Maxis, Edmark, and Netflix (initial S-1 IPO filing) among other equity and debt financings (Broderbund, Sierra On-line, Excite@Home, Spectrum Holobyte, CBS Sportsline). Prior experience includes Robertson Stephens & Company, Market research at Digidesign and General Management in computer services retail.
Education: Larry received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley.
Larry has been a guest lecturer at Haas Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School. He has been a speaker and panelist at numerous conferences including SF MusicTech, Billboard, Pollstar, AlwaysOn, Digital Hollywood, Under The Radar, and Vator.TV among others.
Larry enjoys collecting vintage dead hardware, golfing and playing music. Larry is an active recording and gigging drummer. Hear his playing on music by: Maxine Marcus, Corinne Marcus, Megan Keely or the Flying Other Brothers. See the music he loves at www.pandora.com/people/larry. He was named to the Billboard Power 100 in music and the Twitter 140 to follow.