Larry Weber has been a Director of Pega since August 2012. In May 2013, he was elected a member of our Compensation and Nominating Committees.
Mr. Weber has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of W2 Group, Inc., a digital marketing services ecosystem of marketing service companies organized to help chief marketing officers in their role as builders of communities and content aggregators, since he founded the company in September 2004. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Weber has also served on the board of Avectra, a provider of web-based association management software (AMS) and social CRM software. In 2001, Mr. Weber founded Weber Shandwick, one of the largest public relations agencies in the world. He also served on the board of Vertro, Inc., an online advertising and search company, from June 2005 to March 2012, and as its Chairman from April 2006 to March 2012. Mr. Weber is also a co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX), one of the largest interactive advocacy organizations in the world. Mr. Weber has authored four books: Marketing to the Social Web: How Digital Customer Communities Build Your Business; Everywhere: Comprehensive Digital Business Strategy for the Social Media Era; Sticks and Stones: How Digital Business Reputations are Built Over Time and Lost in a Click; and The Provocateur: How a New Generation of Leaders are Building Communities, Not Just Companies.
Mr. Weber holds a BA in English from Denison University, Ohio and an MFA in Writing and Literature from Antioch College, Oxford.