Entrepreneurship Founders

Larry M. Gibson

Membership Information:

Member Status: Silver
Member Since: 1997

Employment:

Job Title: PRESIDENT/CEO
Company: Shilar, LLC

Expertise:

  • President, Chairman, CIO/CTO/VP, Technology

Biography:

Larry was, until 2007, the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Henry Schein, Inc., a Fortune 500 company. They are the largest provider of healthcare supplies and services to office-based practitioners in the combined North American and European markets. His company, Dentrix, merged with Henry Schein Corporation in 1997 and is now part of their Technology Division of which he was President for several years. Dentrix has been recognized twice in the top 70 of the Inc. 500 fastest growing companies in the U.S. In addition, it is the only company to have been recognized nine times in the “Utah 100” fastest growing companies. Larry was selected as “Entrepreneur of the Year” finalist for the State of Utah in 1997. He and his wife, Shirley, are the parents of six children and the proud grandparents of 39 grandchildren. He served as a Stake President before being calling of 1st Counselor in the Young Men General Presidency of the Church. He has served as the President of the Utah National Parks Council of Boy Scouts of America and currently serves as President of the Western Region, and on the National Executive Committee and Board of BSA. He has and does serve on various boards and committees in the corporate and academic areas. His other interests include scuba diving, skiing, motorcycling, hot air ballooning, and any activity that includes his sweetheart or grandchildren.

Networking Interests: Until recently was the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Technology officer and CIO for Henry Schein, Inc. His experience and expertise is in entrepreneurship in technology and healthcare systems and services.

Family Profile: Parents of six children and the proud grandparents of thirty-nine grandchildren.

Hobbies and Interests: Traveling, scuba diving, skiing, motorcycling, and hot air ballooning