Larry E. Rosenberger, M.A. Physics '72, M.S. IEOR '74

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Larry Rosenberger assumed the role of Fair Isaac's first Research Fellow in October, 2007 and currently fulfills that role on a half-time basis, continuing a 35 year career with the company that began in 1974. From 1999 to 2007, he led Fair Isaac's Research Unit, focused on early stage innovation in predictive and decision analytics focused on helping consumer products and services clients make better decisions on their prospects and customers. From 1991 to 1999, he served as President and CEO. During that time, Fair Isaac experienced consecutive years of record growth, with annual revenues increasing from $31 million to over $276 million. Prior to that position, he led the Engineering, R&D Division focused on the technical development, production and marketing of the company's most advanced products, such as TRIAD adaptive control, as well as advances in predictive analytics methodology. Larry holds a B.S. in physics from MIT and an M.S. in physics and a M.S. and an M.Eng. in Operations Research from UC, Berkeley. In the for-profit world, he currently serves on the boards of Tamalpais Bancorp (publicly-held, Marin County) and two early-stage privately-held companies, Global Analytics (San Diego) and ECCOgen (San Francisco). In the non-profit world, he currently serves on the board of The Buck Institute for Education (Marin County), and on the board of Swords-to-Plowshares (San Francisco). In addition to board work, he informally advises three organizations - one for-profit and two non-profits. He co-authored: "The Deciding Factor: The Power of Analytics to Make Every Decision a Winner." Larry and his wife, Diane, have two sons and four young grandchildren.