Larry Nagel is an independent consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was born and raised in Bakersfield and studied Electrical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. Larry worked in various areas of integrated circuit engineering at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey and Pennsylvania for 20 years, and then established his own consulting practice. While in New Jersey, Larry served in the Randolph Township Fire Department for more than 30 years, serving as Company Chief for three years. In 2008, he returned to his native California where he now resides with his wife Jean in Kensington.