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Larry Halff

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Principal, Bright/Contrast LLC. Previously Owner, Trigger Consulting.

Principal, Bright/Contrast LLC. Previously Owner, Trigger Consulting.

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Involved In

Founder

Gnolia Systems
BopJet
Bitmovers Communications, Inc.

Advisor

Menuito
Twist Education, LLC.

Positions

Principal Bright/Contrast LLC July 2014 - present
Owner Trigger Consulting 2001 - July 2014
Member, Board of Managers Twist Education, LLC. July 2009 - December 2012
Founder Gnolia Systems 2005 - October 2011
Cofounder BopJet 1999 - 2001
Cofounder Bitmovers Communications, Inc. 1997 - 2001
Researcher, Developer, and Lab Manager Multimedia Ethnographic Research Lab 1993 - 1997

Education

University of British Columbia Educational Reasearch May 1993 - May 1997
Earlham College Sociology/Anthropology October 1988 - July 1992
Yorktown High School 1984 - 1988

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Mobile
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Social Impact
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Green
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Games
  • • Local

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Tylor Sherman
We worked together  •  Software Developer/Partner, Denim & Steel. Previously Developer/Systems Engineer, Affinity Bridge. The University of British Columbia grad.
His thoughtful approach and deep experience with the social web.
Henry Halff
We worked together  •  Owner, Halff Resources. Previously Chairman of the Board, Twist Education, LLC.. The University of Texas at Austin grad. Stanford grad.
Larry has long experience in bringing new ideas to life. He also has an abundance of technical skills. He is ambitious and dedicated to his ... work.
Jocelyn Saurini-Mayr
We worked together  •  Principal, Jocelyn Saurini Marketing Consulting. Previously Director of Acquisition, Private eGaming Firm.
I worked with Larry on several startup projects, not to mention having the pleasure of sitting and chatting with him about startups and busi ... ness practices many times. Larry is the best at advising on structural issues and processes as well as how to find work/life balance even with the demands of a startup. His easy-going demeanor is his greatest asset as an advisor. It immediately puts you at ease and makes what he's saying more salient.
Chris Messina
We worked together  •  Consultant, Independent and Advisor, Tagboard.com. Carnegie Mellon grad.
Larry has great perspective and experience building products that people love.
Tara Hunt
We worked together  •  Social Digital Leader, MSLGROUP. Previously Vice President, Digital Strategy & Market Research, Lime Foundry. University of Calgary grad.
Larry has oodles of experience. He was there at the beginning of Web 2.0 with Ma.gnolia and has since worked on everything from mobile apps ... to plugins. I trust Larry with his eye for design, usability and business sense.

Jono Spiro
They're my friends  •  Founder, Sparky Corp. Generalist software engineer. Dog lover. Previously Artillery, Tiny Speck/Slack, Adobe, Macromedia, Brown University.
Jono has a deep vision, extending far beyond "like a this for that;" and has a tangible passion for what he is doing.

Chris Messina
Consultant, Independent and Advisor, Tagboard.com. Carnegie Mellon grad.
Chris not only has an unmatched far reaching vision for what is possible in the world, he is able to translate that vision into a concrete f ... orm. This, combined with his passion and drive to improve the world, make him one of those few people who have really and will continue to propel society forward.

Tara Hunt
Social Digital Leader, MSLGROUP. Previously Vice President, Digital Strategy & Market Research, Lime Foundry. University of Calgary grad.
I've known Tara for years, and she's always way ahead of the curve when it comes to culture and its intersection of technology. I still alwa ... ys look to her for insight into where we're all headed.

Chris Messina
We worked together  •  Consultant, Independent and Advisor, Tagboard.com. Carnegie Mellon grad.
Chris not only has an unmatched far reaching vision for what is possible in the world, he is able to translate that vision into a concrete f ... orm. This, combined with his passion and drive to improve the world, make him one of those few people who have really and will continue to propel society forward.

Jono Spiro
Founder, Sparky Corp. Generalist software engineer. Dog lover. Previously Artillery, Tiny Speck/Slack, Adobe, Macromedia, Brown University.
Jono has a deep vision, extending far beyond "like a this for that;" and has a tangible passion for what he is creating.

Cynthia L. Phelps
CEO, Co Founder, InnerAlly Inc. and Founder, Health 2.0 San Antonio.
Motivated, thoughtful and has the ability to distill the essence of a need or problem and solve it in uniquely.

Thomas Vander Wal
They're my friends  •  Senior Consultant and Advisor, Thomas Vander Wal and Senior Consultant, Adjuvi LLC. Georgetown grad.
Thomas is a visionary in the world of social tech. And, is back by an un-paralled depth of experience in designing technology that builds tr ... ust, community, and passion.