Larry Medina has over twenty years of work experience in USA, Europe and Asia. He started his career as a Chemical Engineer working in the petroleum industry in Alaska. After five year, he went to Dartmouth College and attained a Masters of Business Administration in 1995. To gain international business experience, Larry then volunteered to work one year in Slovakia as part of the MBA Enterprise Corp. In 1996, he started a 17-year career progression in Finance, Accounting, Tax and Treasury with Hewlett-Packard, Agilent, Avago Technologies, Symantec and Knowledge Universe. After careers in engineering and finance, he recently entered his third career and now works at Singapore Management University as a Career Advisor and Corporate Liaison. He has lived in Singapore for over thirteen years and has managed teams in China, India, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore.
In addition to the one year of volunteer work in Slovakia, he has been involved Singapore volunteer activities including the Youth Olympic Games and Thomson-Toa Payoh Grassroots. Having benefited from a university scholarship, Larry is a firm believer that education is the greatest gift a person can give to another. Because of this firm belief in education, he has been volunteering with AkarakA since February 2011.