Larry Benson is responsible for developing partnerships for the LexisNexis Risk Solutions government division. He focuses on embedded companies that have a need for third-party analytics to enhance their current offerings. His domain expertise focuses on how government programs are defrauded by organized criminal groups and the approaches necessary to prevent them from succeeding. Mr. Benson has more than 30 years of experience in sales and business development. Before joining LexisNexis Risk Solutions, he spent 12 years founding and managing two software technology startups. One focused in the network management vertical, and the second in the data and analytics vertical. During this time, he held various positions such as CEO, VP of Sales, VP of Business Development, and VP of Marketing. During the 1990’s he spent 10 years as a Regional Director helping to grow a New England-based technology company from 300 employees to 7,000. He started his career working for Martin Marietta working on laser guided weapons and day/night vision systems. A sought-after speaker and accomplished writer, Mr. Benson is the principal author of “Fraud of the Day,” a website dedicated to educating government officials about how criminals are defrauding government programs. Benson holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Albright College, and has received two graduate degrees – a Master of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science in Engineering from Lehigh University.
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