Barry Rabkin, MBA

Growth Strategist & Coach in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Barry Rabkin, MBA

Growth Strategist & Coach in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Growing small startups to big businesses™

Barry Rabkin has over a decade of success founding, leading, growing, and selling technology companies. An operational and strategic business leader, Barry's experience ranges from high growth, venture backed startups to Fortune 500 companies.

The Rise Of, CMU Today, CareerMetis, and Going Deep have featured Barry's work leading development on over 100 successful physical and digital products that have sold millions of units.

Barry is proud to serve as Chief Marketing Officer of Identified Technologies, President of Hackers & Founders - PGH Chapter, Board Director at Jewish Family & Community Services, VP of the Tepper Business School Alumni - PGH Chapter, Guest Lecturer at Pitt, Duquesne, and Carnegie Mellon University, and Consultant & Coach at Barry Brands where he advises and invests in the region's fastest growing startups.

Previously, Barry managed new product development for Heinz's largest brand, Ore-Ida ($500MM). He led his cross-functional innovation team in creating and implementing the strategic re-branding of the portfolio and managed the new Bold & Crispy product line from ideation to the brand's largest market launch in a decade.

Barry received the Distinguished Service to the Carnegie Mellon University - Tepper School of Business Award for helping to raise his community to the #1 Part-Time MBA Program in America as Class President. He was selected as Accelerate Communications Coach, Marketing Club VP and Tepper Class of 2013 Polymath.

Before his MBA, Barry founded and led Beloit College's street dance club. After studying marketing and psychology, Barry returned to his beloved hometown to found and lead multiple companies to acquisition. He is on a mission is to transform Pittsburgh from the "City of Steel" to the "City of Startups".

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  • Work
    • Identified Technologies, Inc.
  • Education
    • Tepper Business School - Carnegie Mellon University