Larry Schwartz


Larry is a Managing Director of Kitfield Group, a developer and investor in large-scale telecom infrastructure projects and media companies. He was previously Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Seaborn Networks, a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, including the first direct subsea cable between the U.S. and Brazil (Seabras-1). He was also Chairman, CEO and founder of Seabras Group, the owner of Seabras-1. Larry led the business for 10 years from idea creation through full project funding and successful operations.

He also had been CEO and a co-owner of the parent company of Global Marine Systems, the owner-operator of a large fleet of cable ships and a leading installer of subsea fiber optic cable systems. Before that, he was a Senior Vice President of Genuity, which was a Fortune 1000 telecommunications company with a global network infrastructure.


Larry was appointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to the Department of Commerce’s U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum, where he served as Chairman of the U.S. Technology, Telecommunications & Space Committee.


Larry began his career with the firm of White & Case where he worked in London and New York on large-scale privatizations and cross-border financings. He holds a J.D. from Emory University and a B.B.A. from George Washington University.