Larry Harper

VP, STANLEY Ventures

Atlanta, GA

Larry has been with Stanley Black & Decker for 8 years and was appointed to lead the STANLEY Ventures team, based in Atlanta, Georgia. In this role, he is responsible for leveraging outside innovation to bring Stanley Black & Decker’s innovation initiatives from idea to commercialization. Prior to spearheading STANLEY Ventures, Larry was the VP of Technology Business Development for Stanley Black & Decker. 

Larry joined Stanley Black & Decker by way of the acquisition of his industry-leading hardware and software company, CribMaster. As founder and president, Larry successfully grew the startup from its inception to a multimillion-dollar global enterprise. Throughout his career, Larry has become an expert in identifying emerging technologies, bringing projects to commercialization and developing effective teams.