Larry Orr is a general partner of Trinity Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm founded in 1986 and focused on building leading-edge information technology companies. In addition to serving as board chair for Entrepreneurs Foundation, Larry is an investor and active member of the Board of Directors for mSpot, Perfect Market, Skyfire and Vimo in the Trinity portfolio. Throughout his career at Trinity, he has invested in numerous successful technology companies including Aruba Networks (IPO), BackWeb (IPO), Bix (acquired by Yahoo), Crescendo (acquired by Cisco), Digital Market (acquired by Agile Software), Extreme Networks (IPO), Forte Software (IPO), MetaReward (acquired by Experian), Net Effect Systems (acquired by Ask Jeeves), Network Alchemy (acquired by Nokia) and Wall Data (IPO). Prior to joining Trinity in 1989, Larry held various marketing and management positions with Hewlett-Packard's Information Network Group. Earlier in his career, he worked with New York investment firm Niederhoffer, Cross and Zeckhauser on mergers and acquisitions, and with Bain & Company, a leading management consulting firm. Larry is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard University where he majored in mathematics. He is a 1982 MBA graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar and earned the Deloitte, Haskins and Sells award as the top accounting student.