Member, Board of Advisors, IPC Global Solutions
Larry Putterman was CEO, chairman and board director of SafeData, LLC, a data backup and recovery solutions company serving corporate clients that he sold to Data Storage Corporation (OTCBB: DTST) in 2010. Subsequently, he has served on Data Storage Corporation’s board of advisors and directors and was an active member of its Mergers and Acquisitions Committee.
Prior to SafeData, Larry was founder and president of both American Sports Company and Pan American Sports Company in the Dominican Republic, for more than 20 years. These two companies became the largest independent contract manufacturers of men’s and women’s shoes and components in the Dominican Republic with 1,500 manufacturing employees. Clients included well-known brands like Timberland, Sperry Top-Sider, Sebago, Polo, LL Bean, Nike and New Balance.
Larry also honed his management skills in family business as the chief operating officer of Milton Shoe Company in Milton, Pa. and Cinderella Shoe Company in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. These companies made over 15,000 pairs of shoes per day that were sold through major retailers.
His extensive current and previous board experience include IPC Global Solutions, CDC Software LLC, Audio Ops LLC, Data Storage Corporation, Northern Central Bank, SafeData LLC, American Sports Company, Pan American Sports Company, Milton Shoe Company, Cinderella Shoe Company, and Susquehanna Investment Network. Larry is a member and holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from The American College of Corporate Directors.