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 known as 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. 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 software development management system.[2][3]

As of January 2016 he serves on the board of SugarCRM[4] and Appcelerator.[2][5] Augustin is featured in the 2001 documentary film Revolution OS.


  1. ^ "Executive Leadership". SugarCRM. Retrieved October 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Larry Augustin". Azure Capital Partners. 
  3. ^ Dana Blankenhorn. "What a decade taught Larry Augustin". ZDNet. Retrieved October 6, 2015. 
  4. ^ "SugarCRM Board of Directors". Retrieved January 12, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Board of Directors". Retrieved January 12, 2016. 

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