Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
With over 30 years of experience in SaaS and Life Science Technologies (pharma/biotech, medical device, clinical research, and clinical data management), Laurence P. Birch helps to bring Anju Software into the modern era. Before his tenure as Chief Executive Officer, Larry held leadership positions in different sectors including general management and finance. These positions have allowed him to focus on delivering optimal corporate strategy solutions to drive growth, performance, and customer satisfaction. Mr. Birch started his career at Baxter Healthcare and EDS where he held senior finance and general management positions.
Larry Birch earned his MBA and MM from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Illinois. A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Birch can depend on his eclectic personal and professional experience within all of his leadership roles.
When not working at Anju, Larry serves on the Board of Directors of School Health, the largest supplier of products and technologies to school nursing and PE programs, and is an Executive Advisor to multiple companies in the life science technologies market. A member of the Science Commercialization Advisor Committee at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago and a Mentor at Matter Chicago, a Life Science Incubator and Industry Mentor for the National Science Foundation, Mr. Birch’s diverse positions and accolades allow him to make great strides at Anju Software and beyond.
Larry is also a member of the Faculty at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. You can follow him on LinkedIn.