Social, Video, & Mobile for Internal Communications
December 2 - 4, 2015 in Chicago
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Larry Mathias

Group Manager and North America Area Communications Lead

Larry A. Mathias is Group Manager and North America Area Communications Lead for Avanade, a $2 billion global business technology solutions, cloud and managed services provider partially owned by Accenture and Microsoft.

In his current role, he is responsible for all communications for the Area President and members of the North America Executive Committee through a variety of digital platforms including internal social collaboration, webcasts, video, intranet and email.


Larry is an award-winning communications professional with more than 25 years of experience with the planning, executing and analyzing of a broad range of traditional and Web-based communications initiatives to support organizational objectives. For most of the 1990s, he was a corporate communications practitioner, specializing in high-tech media relations, industry analyst relations and investor relations. In 2003, he shifted his focus from external communications to internal communications/employee engagement and organizational change management.


He holds a bachelor degree in Journalism/Public Relations from Roosevelt University in Chicago, and has presented or been a panelist on media relations, internal communications, and international communications for Ragan Communications, the Publicity Club of Chicago, the Florida Public Relations Association, Bulldog Reporter and the Chicago Software Association.

Larry currently resides in suburban Chicago with his wife and daughter.

Tweet Larry at @larrymathias59 and ‏@AvanadeInc