As our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Larry is responsible for all legal and compliance affairs at the company. Larry has more than 20 years’ experience assisting public and private companies manage and execute strategic and transformational changes. Larry Samuelson specializes in providing business advice to senior executives, including assisting them assess the legal risks and opportunities facing a company.
As a key member of Cvent's senior management team and the company's chief legal officer, Larry manages and oversees all aspects of the legal function, including Board governance, equity and debt offerings, M&A, commercial contracting, IP management, litigation management, employment matters and ethics.
Before joining Cvent, Larry was the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at NeuStar, Inc., a leading provider of real-time information and analysis to the Internet, telecommunications, information services, financial services, retail, media and advertising sectors. In this position, he oversaw all legal aspects of the company's transactional, corporate, governance, finance, executive compensation and securities issues. In addition, he was responsible for advising the human resource department on employment matters.
Previously, Larry was Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at DynCorp International, Inc., a leading global government services provider in support of U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives. In this position, he provided strategic legal and business counsel to the Board of Directors, senior executives and general staff. Larry was responsible for securities, mergers and acquisitions, finance and international matters for the company.
Larry earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Tufts University. He then received his Master's degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and his Juris Doctor degree from Boston University's School of Law.