ORG BTI Systems, Inc. Title BIO Larry leads BTI's technology and architecture development for its packet product portfolio. Larry has designed and developed computer and communications systems for over 35 years, in large organizations and a number of successful startups as an engineer, technologist, manager, and executive. Before joining BTI, Larry was Founder and VP of Operations for Blackwave, a video storage and delivery startup. Previously Larry was General Manager, Data Switching group, Internet Photonics (acquired 2004, Ciena), responsible for strategy and engineering direction for high-speed gigabit and 10 gigabit Ethernet switches. Larry worked as Chief Technology Officer for Sonoma Systems (acquired 2000, Nortel) where he was responsible for direction of Voice over ATM and Voice over Packet architectures and design. Larry was general manager of the Massachusetts R&D Facility for US Robotics and Founder / VP Engineering / CTO of CrossComm, one of the first successful companies in the LAN bridging and switching market. Larry started his career at Digital Equipment Corporation and has received a Bachelor of Science in Math and Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology with graduate work in Computer Science and Math at both Stevens and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.