Lawrence (Larry) Gallagher serves the role of Senior Producer and Advisor to the VP of MIT Open Learning.
In addition to producing thousands of videos for departments across the Institute, Larry has been responsible for identifying and applying innovative emerging technologies to support education, research, and outreach. He helped to develop MIT’s distance education capture and delivery infrastructure.
Larry led MIT Video Productions from 1983 to 2018. He has most enjoyed producing videos which tell stories of MIT’s rich history or highlight the excellence of the performing arts at MIT. While working under his direction, the MIT Video Productions team was honored with an MIT Excellence Award for Leading Change, and three New England Emmy Awards - for the documentary Awakening: Evoking the Arab Spring through Music in 2013, A Bold Move in 2017, and Off the Charts: Jacob Collier comes to MIT in 2018.