Barry Rabkin, MBA

Director of Marketing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Barry Rabkin, MBA

Director of Marketing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Barry is an award-winning tech marketing leader and 40 under 40 with over 15 years of strategic and operational success ranging from venture-backed B2B startups to Fortune 500 B2C companies. Barry is passionate about identifying, communicating, and solving problems using AI and robotics.

CMU Today, CareerMetis, Chronicle, PGH City Paper, Going Deep, and Yinzpiration have featured Barry for his work creating and marketing over 100 successful physical and digital products that have sold millions of units.

Barry is proud to serve as Director of Marketing @ Near Earth Autonomy, President @ Hackers & Founders PGH Chapter, LP at Reinforced Ventures, Board Member @ JFCS, VP @ Tepper Alumni PGH Chapter, Guest Lecturer @ CMU, DUQ, PITT, and RMU.

Previously, Barry served as CMO for Identified Technologies after managing new product development at Heinz. He led his cross-functional innovation team in creating and implementing the strategic re-branding of the portfolio and brought a new 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, officiate weddings, dance, volunteer, 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".

  • Work
    • Near Earth Autonomy
  • Education
    • Tepper Business School - Carnegie Mellon University