Lawrence Gallagher

Senior Producer/Advisor to the Vice President of Open Learning
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MIT Video Productions Director Lawrence (Larry) Gallagher has led MIT’s video production department since 1983. 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, and he founded MIT TechTV, an online video publishing platform serving the MIT community.

While working under his direction, the MVP team was honored with an MIT Excellence Award for Leading Change, and a New England Emmy Award for the documentary Awakening: Evoking the Arab Spring through Music.