Larry is CEO and is responsible for Gazzang's leadership, operations, and strategic direction. He brings more than 27 years of operational expertise working with startups and established technology companies to his role at Gazzang, particularly in the enterprise software and data center tools markets.
Larry is the former President and CEO of Phurnace Software, which was acquired by BMC Software in 2009. Before joining Phurnace, Larry was the CMO at Vignette. He was also a Venture Partner at AV Labs (the company incubator for Austin Ventures). Before joining AV Labs, Larry served as VP of Marketing at OnLink Technologies (acquired by Siebel Systems). He also served as VP at Documentum from startup phase to successful IPO to its position as a market leader and eventual EMC acquisition. Larry earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Texas A&M University.
Gazzang provides data security solutions and expertise to help enterprises protect sensitive information and maintain performance in big data and cloud environments. Innovative and market-leading organizations like MetLife, Western Union, Intel, 3M, Nike, Spirit Airlines and others turn to Gazzang to secure their big data initiatives and drive compliance. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas.