Robert Larson was named Director of Product Management &Development in May 2004. He oversees the navigation, search andclassification systems on NYTimes.com and manages the consumer archivebusiness.
Previously, Robert served as Education Editor for The New York TimesLearning Network beginning in July 1998, after having served asCommunity Developer for The Times s New York Today site. Previously,from October 1996 to October 1997, he was deputy editor and then editorfor The New York Times on America Online. He began his career at TheTimes as Producer for NYTimes.com in June 1996.
Prior to joining The Times, Mr. Larson was a freelance screenwriter.
Mr. Larson received a B.F. A. Degree in Film & TelevisionProduction from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in1992. He received an M.A. degree in instructional technology and mediafrom Teachers College at Columbia University in 1996.
Mr. Larson is married and lives in Maplewood, N.J.