Larry Kelly is a serial entrepreneur and has worked in most aspects of the computer and information industry, in both individual contributor and C-level positions. Since starting Kelly Ventures in 1984, Larry has been its Managing Director, and is active in venture investing and building portfolio companies in both the information and the energy sectors.
Earlier in his career, Larry worked at Hewlett Packard, where he was involved in calculators, started and built the networking business, and started and built the personal computer business. At GRiD Systems, Larry led the development of the first laptop computers.
Educationally, Larry received an SB in Mechanical Engineering and an SM in Nuclear Science and Engineering from MIT and an MBA from Harvard. He chairs the energy interest group for the Band of Angels.
Aside from professional activities, Larry maintains an active sports life including running, biking and other participatory sports. Larry has also been involved in education, having founded the Montclaire Educational Foundation to raise money for a public elementary school in Los Altos, and having served as a Trustee for Castilleja School in Palo Alto and as a Regent for Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose.