Larry Birchfield is Partner Advisor Experture – an Experton Group partner.
He has 28 years of experience with Progress Energy including 20 years in information technology. For the last 11 years, Larry served as the Technology Acquisitions Program Leader for Progress Energy's Information Technology and Telecommunications Department. As the resident expert on IT contracts, he shared his expertise with other business units and subsidiaries to ensure that IT investments were predictable and cost effective and that IT contracts contained flexible and fair terms and conditions.
Larry has negotiated and managed long-term strategic contracts with several hundred suppliers of mainframe, client/server, and desktop software, hardware, and services.
Larry earned B.S. and M. S. degrees from the University of Michigan.