Dr. Larry R. Harris is Vice President and General Manager for EasyAsk Products. In this role he is responsible for the worldwide business strategy and operations for the company's current and future product lines.
Harris is internationally recognized as an expert on database systems and computerized natural language. He founded EasyAsk as Linguistic Technology Corporation (LTC) in 1994 and is the author of its EasyAsk and English Wizard products. Prior to founding LTC Harris was the founder of Artificial Intelligence Corporation later renamed AICorp which went public in 1990.
Harris’ early research involved a unique language analysis technique that became the foundation of Intellect AICorp's mainframe natural language product which has the distinction of being the first third-party software ever sold by IBM. Harris was also the chief architect of KBMS an expert system tool and InfoHub a relational engine for accessing non-relational mainframe data. Prior to founding AICorp Harris was a Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College and a visiting professor at MIT. Harris who received a PhD in Computer Science from Cornell University is the author of the Bantam book AI Enters the Marketplace.