Lawrence D. Poster, Executive in Residence
Mr. Poster has significant, diverse experience as a Strategy Consultant and in Executive Search. His principal work has been with Catalyx Group which starts up innovative new companies and spins-out product lines and divisions of operating companies; identifies sources of capital for venture-stage and emerging growth companies; and provides strategic business advice for clients, and for which he is Founder and Managing Director and DHR International, the 5th largest Executive Search Firm in the U.S., where he is Executive Vice President in the firm’s New York Office.
With both DHR and Catalyx Group, Lawrence focuses on Healthcare, Advanced Materials, Cleantech and Renewable Energy. Clients have included NASDAQ, NYSE-listed and numerous Private Equity and Venture Capital-sponsored companies.
Prior experience was as head of the Marketing department for the New York Bank for savings (now part of J. P. Morgan Chase). Earlier, he served as Manager in Arthur Young and Company’s technology consulting practice in Washington D.C. and as an economist with the Federal Government.
Mr. Poster is a graduate of MIT and is formerly a Member of the Board of Directors of the MIT Enterprise forum of New York. He has been a frequent judge at the NJ Venture Fair and is a long-time Member of the century-old Amateur Comedy Club in New York, the nation’s oldest continuously performing theatrical club.