Larry is the Founder and Chairman of The Farrell Company, the world’s leading firm for researching and teaching entrepreneurship. He founded the firm in 1983 to do ground-breaking research into the high-growth business practices of the world’s great entrepreneurs. Today, with Affiliates in North America, Asia, Europe, South America and Africa, over six million people, in forty countries, across nine languages, have attended the company’s programs. Over the past three decades, Larry has personally taught entrepreneurship to more individuals, companies, and governments than any person in the world.
His work has received praise from Peter Drucker, Tom Peters, Fortune, Business Week, The Conference Board, and more. His books have received critical acclaim and are translated into numerous languages. The firm provides: The Entrepreneurial Age keynotes for conferences, Corporate Entrepreneurship seminars, Getting Entrepreneurial! seminars for individuals and Creating Entrepreneurial Economies projects for governments. Clients range from blue-chip global companies, to world- class universities, to government agencies responsible for economic development.
Larry has a diverse background: Peace Corps Volunteer, Harvard Business School, University of California Law School, Vice President of American Express in New York and President of Kepner- Tregoe in Princeton, NJ. He has been a Contributing Editor for The Conference Board Review in New York, a columnist for Entrepreneur Magazine in India, and is an Advisory Board member to Cambridge University’s Enterprise Solutions to Poverty project in the UK.