Barry Rabkin, MBA

Growth Strategist & Coach in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Barry Rabkin, MBA

Growth Strategist & Coach in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Growing small startups into 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 @ Identified Technologies, President @ Hackers & Founders PGH Chapter, Board Director @ JFCS, VP @ Tepper Alumni PGH Chapter, Guest Professor @ Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University, Mentor @ Founder Institute, Strategist and Coach @ 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 Tepper School of Business Award for helping to raise his community to the #1 Part-Time MBA Program in America as Class President. Barry likes to race, speak, write, make music, dance, take photos, and was selected as the Tepper Class of 2013 Polymath.

After studying marketing and psychology at Beloit College, 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