As a Managing Director of General Catalyst Partners, Larry invests in both new and existing technology businesses. His areas of special interest include open source, cloud-based computing; advanced software/hardware systems and SaaS business models.
Before joining General Catalyst, Larry was the chairman, president and CEO of NetGenesis, a market leading software and analytic solutions provider. From 1997 to 2001, Larry led NetGenesis, overseeing the company’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 DOCS’ product advanced to the number one market position. In 1998 he led the company's US public offering. Previous to joining PC DOCS, Larry was senior vice president of marketing and business development at Interleaf, Inc. (LEAF) where he was head of products and strategy. Larry was also a founder and the first president of OASIS, the industry consortium formed to promote XML adoption.
Larry is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Clark University.
- Member of ten General Catalyst portfolio companies: Altiscale, BigCommerce, Black Duck Software, Demandware, GoodData, HubSpot, Locu, Optaros, ownCloud, ParElastic, Qumas, Visible Measures, Yottaa
- Past board member of Venetica (acquired by IBM in October 2004)