Larry Augustin

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Larry Augustin is CEO of SugarCRM[1] and is a former venture capitalist and the co-founder and former chairman of VA Software, now Geeknet. Augustin holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University, and a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame.[2] He founded VA Research, the predecessor to that company, in 1993 while a Ph.D. student in electrical engineering at Stanford University. While at VA, he was one of the people behind the creation of SourceForge, a collaborative development environment (CDE) or "forge".[3][4]

As of January 2016, he serves on the board of SugarCRM[5] and Appcelerator.[3][6] Augustin is featured in the 2001 documentary film Revolution OS.[7]


  1. ^ "Executive Leadership". SugarCRM. Retrieved October 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ "SUGARCRM EXECUTIVE TEAM". SugarCRM. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Larry Augustin". Azure Capital Partners. 
  4. ^ Dana Blankenhorn. "What a decade taught Larry Augustin". ZDNet. Retrieved October 6, 2015. 
  5. ^ "SugarCRM Board of Directors". Retrieved January 12, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Board of Directors". Retrieved January 12, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Revolution OS". Revolution OS. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 

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