Will Larson

Chief Technology Officer

Will Larson, Chief Technology Officer, Carta

Will Larson is the Chief Technology Officer at Carta. Prior to joining Carta in 2023, Will was the Chief Technology Officer at Calm where he developed the company’s first B2B offering and grew the engineering team to over 100 engineers across three business units. He previously held leadership roles at Stripe, Uber, and Digg.
Will is the creator of the blog Irrational Exuberance, and the author of “Staff Engineer” and “An Elegant Puzzle: Systems of Engineering Management”—a human-centric guide to solving complex problems in engineering management, from sizing teams to handling technical debt. Will grew up in North Carolina and studied Computer Science at Centre College in Kentucky before moving to San Francisco.