Larry E. Rosenberger


Larry Rosenberger assumed the role of Fair Isaac’s first Research Fellow in October 2007 and currently fulfills that role on a half-time basis, continuing a career with the company that began in 1974.

From 1999 to 2007, he led Fair Isaac’s Research Unit, focused on early-stage innovation in predictive and decision analytics focused on helping consumer products and services clients make better decisions on their prospects and customers. 

From 1991 to 1999, he served as President and CEO.  During that time, Fair Isaac experienced consecutive years of record growth with annual revenues increasing from $31 million to over $276 million.  Prior to that position, he led the Engineering, R&D Division focused on the technical development, production and marketing of the company's most advanced products, such as TRIAD adaptive control and the FICO Score as well as advances in predictive analytics methodology.

In the for-profit world, he currently serves on the boards of early-stage, privately held companies:  DriveFactor (Richmond, VA), RevolutionCredit (Orange), Cignifi (Boston), and chairs Global Analytics (San Diego).

In the non-profit world, he currently serves on the board of The Buck Institute for Research on Aging (Marin County).

In addition to board work, he informally advises a number of for-profits and non-profits.

He co-authored “The Deciding Factor: The Power of Analytics to Make Every Decision a Winner” (2009).


  • BS, Physics, MIT
  • MS, Physics, University of California, Berkeley
  • MS and M.Eng, Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley


  • Member, Buck Advisory Council, The Buck Institute for Research on Aging
  • Member, Board of Directors, DriveFactor, Richmond, VA
  • Member, Board of Directors, RevolutionCredit, Orange
  • Member, Board of Directors, Cignifi, Boston
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Global Analytics, San Diego


Larry and his wife, Diane, have two sons and four young grandchildren.

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