Larry Benson is currently the Director of Strategic Alliances for Revenue Discovery at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Benson is responsible for developing strategic partnerships the for government division, supporting tax and revenue. He focuses on embedded companies that offer services that can be complimented by LexisNexis analytics.
He recently published “WTF? Where’s The Fraud. How to Unmask and Stop Identity Frauds Drain on our Government.” A publication focused on government theft through identity theft and fraud. In addition, he has created and is the chief contributor to a government fraud research site called Fraud of the Day. www.fraudoftheday.com This LexisNexis sponsored site is designed to educate government workers and executives as to how their programs are being defrauded. Currently with over 17,000 government subscribers, Fraud of the Day continues to expand and cover additional topics. There are over forty government fraud topics covered with over 1,200 articles written to date.
Benson has over 25 years of experience in sales and business development. Before joining LexisNexis, he spent 12 years founding and managing two software technology startups. One focused in the network management vertical the second in the data collection and analytics vertical. During this time he held various positions such as CEO, VP of sales, VP of Business Development, and VP of Marketing. During the 1990’s he spent 10 years as a Regional Director at Cabletron Systems, a New England based technology company helping them grow from 300 employees to 7,000. He started his career working for Martin Marietta Aerospace working on laser guided weapons and day/night vision systems.
Benson holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Albright College, and has received two graduate degrees – a Master of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science in Engineering from Lehigh University.