Katherine Barr

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Wildcat Venture Partners

Katherine Barr focuses primarily on investments in web and mobile consumer and business products and services that leverage data analytics and new technology platforms.  Specific areas of investment focus include Retail and Commerce Innovation (business process reinvention in the retail/commerce market), Life Tech (B2B2C products and services that optimize our lives as consumers), and Labor Innovation (optimization and automation of labor).

Ms. Barr currently sits on the boards of Ruby Ribbon, PunchTab and BandPage, sourced and is a board observer for Ticketfly, sponsored the seed investments in Zuckerberg Media, Retention Science and Storefront, and is responsible for the investments in Visible Measures and Infusionsoft.

Ms. Barr is Co-Chair of C100, the leading Canadian technology entrepreneur association in North America, and guest lectures a yearly executive education negotiation session at Stanford University.

Ms. Barr has over 11 years of operating and entrepreneurial experience.  This includes being a Senior Negotiator at Vantage Partners for global technology clients such as IBM, Cisco, Applied Materials, and HP on their deals with customers, partners, and service providers, a Senior Product Manager at HSA (a communications startup) and a Senior Marketing Manager at ACCESS (a global software solutions provider for mobile devices).