Author - Larry Bonfante
Larry has held executive leadership positions over the past 29 years in the Financial, Pharmaceutical, Not for Profit, Consulting, and Sports and Entertainment industries. He has received numerous industry accolades including being named as one of CIO Magazine’s CIO 100 in 2011 and Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders in 2009. As Chief Information Officer at the United States Tennis Association, Larry’s team is responsible for all information technology related services supporting the US Open, the most highly attended annual sporting event in the world. Larry is the founder of CIO Bench Coach, LLC an executive coaching practice for IT executives and the author of the book “Lessons in IT Transformation” published by John Wiley & Sons. Larry has served as a mentor and executive coach for many IT leaders in various industries. He serves as Chairman of the Fairfield-Westchester chapter of SIM and is a founding member of the CIO Executive Council. Larry has been a guest lecturer for the Masters Degree programs at Columbia University, NYU, and Polytechnic Institute. He is an accomplished public speaker who has presented at many industry conferences and writes a monthly leadership column and blog for CIO Insight magazine.