Larry Bonafonte, CIO
United States Tennis Association
As Chief Information Officer at the United States Tennis Association, Larry is responsible for delivering tournament
and league applications to the over 675,000 members of the USTA.
With over 23 years of industry experience, Larry is a seasoned professional who has held leadership positions in the
Financial, Pharmaceutical, Not for Profit, Consulting, and Sports and Entertainment industries. In addition he has
worked to implement a CRM and Membership Management program to support the growing membership of the
Association. His organization is responsible for all information technology related services supporting the US Open,
which is the largest and most highly attended sporting event in the world. Prior to joining the USTA, Larry spent ten
years at Pfizer Inc. where he served in various leadership capacities including Director of Global Network Services
and Director of Global IT Planning. He has extensive experience in running global services organizations and has
implemented and managed a number of large complex outsourcing partnerships over the course of this career.
Larry serves on the Boards of the Westchester-Fairfield chapter of SIM, the Technology Managers Forum’s Futures
Advisory Board and the Center for Business Information and Technologies at the University of Bridgeport. He also
serves as a member of the CIO Executive Council, the Editorial Advisory Board and Events Committee for CIO
Magazine and is a mentor and adjunct faculty member of the Columbia University Executive Masters program in
Larry is an experienced public speaker who has presented at such industry events such as Comdex, Network-Interop,
and the Technology Manager Forum and was the keynote speaker at the 1998 Yankee Group Global Networking
Larry is married and has two daughters. His interests include sports and music.