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Larry Wasser

Class of 1977 – HBA, Innis

President, Genuity Fund Management

Larry Wasser (HBA 1977 INNIS) is President of Genuity Fund Management, and President of L.W. Capital Corporation. He was previously Chairman and CEO of Beascope Canada Inc., one of Canada’s largest sales, marketing and distribution companies of consumer electronics products and computer products. He founded Beamscope in 1982 and increased the company’s annual sales to over $600 million. Wasser was a member of the Board of Lavalife (2001), one of the first social networking websites in North America. In 2004, Wasser assisted in the sale of Lavalife, a privately-held company, to Vertrue, a U.S. public company.  In addition to having served as a Governor on the Governing Council, University of Toronto, and as a member of their Business Board, Wasser is a board member and volunteer for a number of business and community organizations, including Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation, Maple Pictures Corporation, Sunnybrook Hospital, U of T President’s Commission on Investment Policies.  In 1999, the University of Toronto honoured Wasser with an Arbor Award.

 

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