Larry Schwartz is a co-founder of Newstex and President of the company.
Larry has guided numerous entertainment and new media ventures, from start-up through growth, development and maturity, including Bolenka Games Online (Trivial Pursuit Online), GFI Group (Nasdaq:GFIG - financial), Wizard World (publishing), Patron Technology (technology) and Tickets.com (Purchased by MLB.com).
Larry attended Bates College and the Yale University Graduate School of Drama. He serves on the Content Board of Directors for the Software Information Industry Association, and is a frequent speaker on content, product development, start-ups and turnarounds.
When he's not adding value to content, Larry is a show manger for hunter/jumper horse shows, is on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Horse Show Association and maintains several horse web sites and blogs (www.chsafinals.com, www.westbrookhuntclub.com). Larry, a confirmed gadget geek, also spends time on Broadway with his theatrical agent wife and two daughters.
Industry Expertise (3)
Media - Online
Bates College: n/a, Theater
Yale University Graduate School of Drama: n/a, Technical Production
- SIIA - Software & Information Industry Association
- Copyright Clearance Center - Publisher Advisory Group
Event Appearances (4)
Newstex - A Cloud Company
Social Media and Networking in PSP 3.0 Association of American Publishers, New York, NY
Content Distribution & Repurposing Strategies
SIPA"s 29th Annual Digital Publishing and Marketing Institute Loews Miami Beach Hotel
SIIA 2012 Information Industry Summit Pier 60, New York, NY
The Business of Social and Media
2012 SSP Annual Meeting Washington, DC