Mr. Larry Freed is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer & Board Member at Give and Take. He also serves as Operating Advisor at Updata Partners. He also is an angel investor. He is the Founder and serves as Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer at 2nd Stage Partners. Prior to founding 2nd Stage Partners, he was the Founder and served as Chief Executive Officer of the B2B technology firm ForeSee, the world leader in customer experience analytics. Freed is a well-known entrepreneur, business leader, speaker, and author of Managing Forward and the bestseller Innovating Analytics. He's best known for taking Ann Arbor-based customer experience analytics firm ForeSee from its inception in 2001 to a successful exit in 2013 that returned over 22 times the capital originally invested. He led the company from inception in 2001 to a successful exit in 2013 that returned over 22 times the capital originally invested in the business while also growing revenue every quarter since the company was founded. During his tenure at ForeSee, he assembled a world-class executive leadership team, many of whom he has brought on to join him at 2nd Stage Partners. Prior to founding ForeSee, he held several senior executive positions at Compuware Corporation, leading a variety of e-commerce and professional services programs. He served as Vice President of e-Business, where he was responsible for directing the national e-Business practice as well as the design, development, and implementation of e-Business strategies for numerous companies. Before joining Compuware, he served as Chief Technology Officer at Bank One.