About this event
Larry Warnock graduated from Texas A&M University in 1983, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. During his time at Texas A&M, Mr. Warnock was a member of the Corp of Cadets (Squadron 2). Since leaving College Station, Mr. Warnock has worked in the technology industry for over 30 years. For a large portion of his career, Mr. Warnock did marketing for companies including Uniplex, Documentum, OnLink, Zilliant, and Vignette. More notably, from 2007-2010 Larry served as CEO of Phurnace Software Inc., a data center automation software company. Phurnace Software was acquired by market leader BMC in December 2009 and continues to be a high growth success for them.
Mr. Warnock now serves as the President and CEO of Austin-based Gazzang, a fast growing cloud infrastructure software company that provides enterprise class security through an encryption platform for LAMP stack open source tools, as well as robust key manager that can manage any key, token, certificate or opaque IT object. Many of their customers use Gazzang to encrypt the data in their big data projects on MongoDB, Cassandra and Hadoop. Gazzang is funded by Austin Ventures and SilverCreek Ventures. Mr. Warnock specializes in executive leadership, strategy formulation, sales, marketing, and branding.