Larry Prior currently serves as an Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group, where he is focused on the aerospace, defense and government services sectors. Joining Carlyle in 2018, he serves on the boards of three portfolio companies and is currently a director of Novetta Solutions, an advanced analytics company that has announced their acquisition by Accenture Federal Systems. Larry serves on the board and chairs audit committee for KLDiscovery Inc., a leading provider of eDiscovery; and also as Chairman of Two Six Technologies, a US company specialised in advanced technology solutions for critical missions.
Larry’s most recent executive experience was as President and Chief Executive Officer of CSRA, Inc. where he led a spinout from CSC, a merger with SRA and an IPO on the NYSE in 2015. The company was acquired by General Dynamics in 2018. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and General Manager of CSC’s North American Public Sector (NPS) business, providing next-generation technology solutions and mission services to the U.S. Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and FedCiv sectors.
Before joining CSC, Larry held executive leadership positions at BAE Systems Inc., ManTech International, SAIC, LightPointe Communications, High Technology Solutions, the County of San Diego, and TRW. Earlier in his career, he worked as a professional staff member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and served as an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Larry has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Loyola Marymount University and a master’s degree in Security Studies from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Collectively, the Shift5 team includes leading cybersecurity experts, accomplished analysts and developers, military and government backgrounds, authors, pattern-makers, and more. There’s a lot that makes us unique, but together, we’re united around the shared vision of solving the most pressing cybersecurity issues for trains, planes, and tanks and like to have fun doing it.