As Chief Operating Officer of Charity Navigator, Larry directed the nation’s largest and most utilized charity evaluator. Prior to joining the nonprofit sector full-time, Larry’s passion for change emerged through leadership roles at Comedy Central, TimeWarner, and media start-ups.
As Chief Operating Officer of Charity Navigator, Larry provides guidance for the nation’s largest and most-utilized charity evaluator, connecting back to his socially conscious mission of helping the world. Charity Navigator connects over 11 million Americans every year to highly-effective organizations.
Larry has a formidable background in tech and social media including key roles as a co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of a venture-backed software developer, Chief Marketing Officer of social networking app ooVoo (with over 100 million users), and Chief Marketing Officer of digital advertising pioneer SocialVibe. Before joining SocialVibe, Larry was CMO with Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Comics and Virgin Animation based in Bangalore, India. He previously held senior marketing and strategy positions with Comedy Central, MTV, Viacom, and Time Warner.
(Pictured here with friend and fellow innovator, Jay Samit).
Larry has raised millions of dollars from private donors and foundations to advance mental health advocacy, education, and economic equality and works tirelessly every day to enable individuals to see a better world through access and opportunities.
(Pictured here with JED Foundation Executive Director & CEO, John MacPhee)