Aggie Technology Entrepreneurship is Alive and Well

Larry Warnock '83, Partner Emeritus, Ring Ventures

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023

Larry Warnock ’83,
Partner Emeritus, Ring Ventures

Larry Warnock ‘83
Larry Warnock is an experienced technology venture investor that will share with the group some interesting stories about Aggie Technology Entrepreneurs and the impacts they are making.  From hypersonic drones to software that streamlines manufacturing, to advanced AI, and even orbiting robotic spacecraft.  He will also share his thoughts on some major initiatives underway across The Texas A&M System to further advance technology innovation and commercialization.

Larry Warnock serves as Partner Emeritus of Ring Ventures, a Venture Capital Fund made up of Aggie investors. He is a seasoned venture-backed tech executive with multiple exits via acquisition or IPO. He launched Ring Ventures as the Founding Managing Partner. Prior to that he was the President & CEO of Olono, an AI platform for sales effectiveness. Previously he was the CEO of Gazzang, a provider of big data security software, and Phurnace, a provider of DevOps software. After moving to Austin from Silicon Valley, Larry was a Venture Partner at Austin Ventures. Lake LBJ is now his home with his wife of 39 years (also Aggie Class of ’83). He started his software career in sales and marketing and has been a VP executive at several successful high-growth companies. Larry is a graduate of Texas A&M, a frequent speaker on campus and serves on the Advisory Board for The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship in the Mays School of Business.