2018 Speakers

Larry Cheng, Managing Director

Larry Cheng

Managing Director, Volition Capital

Larry Cheng, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Volition Capital, focuses on investment opportunities in cloud applications, e-commerce, tech-enabled services and artificial intelligence. He currently serves on the boards of Bombfell, Cortera, Ensighten, GlobalTranz, Pramata, and Recycle Track Systems (RTS). He was also on the Board of Chewy.com (acquired by Petsmart), mindSHIFT Technologies (acquired by BestBuy), Stylesight (acquired by Top Right Group), and Prosper Marketplace.

Prior to helping found Volition Capital in 2010, Larry was a partner at Fidelity Ventures, where he led their investment in Verid (acquired by EMC). From 2000 to 2005 Larry was a senior associate at Battery Ventures where he was actively involved in OpenNetwork Technologies (acquired by BMC Software), Ximian (acquired by Novell), and Ruckus Network (acquired by TotalMusic). From 1998 to 2000, he was an associate for Bessemer Venture Partners where he focused on software investments. Prior to Bessemer, Larry was an associate consultant at Corporate Decisions Inc.

Larry earned a B.A. in Psychology from Harvard College. He is also on the Harvard University Alumni Association Board of Directors, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Board of Overseers (Vice Chairman), Wycliffe Bible Translators Board of Directors (Chairman of Finance and Compensation Committees), and Harvard Club of Boston Audit Committee.