Larry Berlin, AB ’89, MBA ’94
CFO, Freedom Fries
Larry Berlin, AB ’89, MBA ’94, is CFO at Freedom Fries, an IT company working on data privacy issues. He was a senior vice president at First Analysis until April 2019, where he led investment efforts and provided research coverage of leading private and publicly-traded companies in the financial technology and digital marketing sectors. He remains affiliated with First Analysis and its 12 and 13th funds. He is an observer on the board of Freeosk for First Analysis and a member of the board of Solve, Inc. He is also an independent member of the board of Incapital and serves on its audit committee. His work has been cited for excellence in the StarMine analyst awards. Prior to joining First Analysis in 1999, he was acting CFO at Doculabs, a Chicago-based information technology consulting firm. Earlier, he was a consultant for Ganymede Corp., an associate in corporate finance at UBS, and a member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade. He earned a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Outside of work he curls, bikes, sails, and is a photographer.