RICHARD LARSONEngagement Professional
"My willingness to fail gives me the ability to succeed." Vinod Khosla
As a business consultant for Growthink, Richard works with entrepreneurs, business owners and managers on a variety of strategic, operational and growth objectives. He brings to the team an extensive background in entrepreneurship with specific experience in business modeling, strategy, business development and fundraising.
Prior to joining Growthink, Richard worked in business sales and acquisitions where he valued, marketed and negotiated the sales of small to medium sized businesses. Richard has led more than 200 client engagements across various industries including manufacturing, distribution, construction, technology, retailing, entertainment and hospitality. He has also worked with numerous internet start-ups and has won several business plan competitions for patented technologies in the biomedical, energy and hi-tech spaces.
Richard received an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and is currently active in the Los Angeles tech and start-up communities.