Larry Berlin is a vice president specializing in research and investment in transaction processing including mobile payments, accounts receivable management, and wireless/infrastructure. He provides research coverage of leading private and publicly traded companies in his sectors and leads First Analysis Venture capital’s investment efforts in the same areas. He serves on the board of Incapital. Prior to joining First Analysis in 1999, he was acting CFO at Doculabs Inc., a Chicago-based information technology consulting firm. Earlier, he was a consultant for Ganymede Corp., an associate in corporate finance at UBS Inc., and a member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade. He earned an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Chicago and is a member of its Alumni Board of Governors. He is also involved in biking, curling, and the Winston Churchill Center.