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Barney Pell

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Chairman and CEO, QuickPay Corporation and Advisor, Portalarium. Stanford grad.

Chairman and CEO, QuickPay Corporation and Advisor, Portalarium. Stanford grad.

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Involved In

Founder

LocoMobi
Moon Express
Singularity University
Powerset

Advisor

Portalarium
Pharma Surveyor
Speak With Me
LinkedIn
Singularity
Movity
AppJet, Inc.
Uvarta

Positions

Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Strategy Officer LocoMobi April 2014 - present
Advisor Portalarium July 2011 - present
Founder, Vice Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer Moon Express April 2010 - present
Associate Founder and Trustee Singularity University January 2009 - present
Advisor Pharma Surveyor January 2006 - present
Advisor Speak With Me June 2005 - present
Advisor LinkedIn July 2004 - present
Owner and CEO Decision Theory August 2002 - present
Chairman and CEO QuickPay Corporation August 2011 - April 2014
Partner Architect and Development Manager Microsoft September 2008 - September 2011
Advisor Singularity 2007 - June 2010
Investor/Advisor Movity 2010 - 2010
Investor/Advisor AppJet, Inc. 2009 - 2010
Founder and CEO Powerset September 2005 - August 2008
Advisor Uvarta October 2004 - April 2006
Entrepreneur In Residence Mayfield March 2005 - November 2005
Area Manager, Collaboration and Assistant Systems NASA Ames Research Center December 2002 - March 2005
Vice President, Strategy and Business Development Whizbang! Labs November 2000 - August 2002
Chief Strategist and Vice President, Business Development StockMaster.com August 1998 - August 2000
Senior Computer Scientist and Principal Investigator NASA Ames Research Center September 1993 - September 1998
PhD Student and Instructor University of Cambridge October 1989 - August 1993
Visiting Research Scientist SRI International June 1987 - June 1989
Student, Teaching Assistant and Instructor Stanford University October 1986 - June 1989

Education

University of Cambridge Computer science, AI 1989 - 1993
Stanford University Symbolic Systems 1986 - 1989
James Monroe High School 1983 - 1986

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Robotics
  • • Machine learning
  • • Artificial intelligence
  • • Natural language processing
  • • Semantics
Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Commerce
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Robotics
  • • Transportation

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Vincenzo Pallotta
They're my friends  •  Strategic Advisor, BENTI and Advisor, Just Innovate. Stanford GSB grad.
He's the greatest networker of all times and a fantastic leader.
Stephen Williams
Director Software Engineering, Pelican Imaging Corporation. Previously Principal Android Engineer, GREE International, Inc.. Stanford grad.
I've known Barney for many years. He is an energetic, highly intelligent, well-connected technologist, entrepreneur, and investor. He has ... had great success in a number of pursuits and exits. I look forward to working with Barney in the future.
John Merrells
Consultant, Advisor, Mentor
Tad Martin
Co-founder/CEO, Collective[i]. Previously Board Member, Send the Trend. University of Utah grad.
Andrew Stevko
Application Architect, UC Berkeley and Freelance System Architect, LinguaeLive, LLC. Northwestern grad.
Barney has a great mind and a huge imagination. He is constantly on the edge of technology before it hits the mainstream.
Renee Blodgett
They're my friends  •  Founder, CoFounder, Go-to-Market Strategy, Communications Strategy, Product/Co Launch Maestro, Messaging Guru,Content Creation, Partnerships
Barney is a great entrepreneur across the board - he has the technical and product knowledge down yet can articulate it in a way that most t ... ech founders can't. And, he's known and respected by anyone and everyone who counts!
Renee Blodgett
They're my friends  •  Founder, CoFounder, Go-to-Market Strategy, Communications Strategy, Product/Co Launch Maestro, Messaging Guru,Content Creation, Partnerships
Barney is a known entity in the semantic search space and has a proven track record. He's resourceful, persuasive, has experience raising mo ... ney, running companies, advising, partnerships and in technology. He's also incredibly smart and fast on his feet, whether it's in deal making mode or on the stage encouraging the world at large that what he's standing behind matters.
Michael Lissack
Director, ISCE.edu, author, epi-thinking
Intelligence

Kevin Surace
They're my friends  •  Board Member, Spot Trender and Board Member, SVForum.
Kevin's a longtime entrepreneur who had created or grown multiple amazing companies. He is strategic and insightful about business and techn ... ology across multiple disciplines.

Markus Fromherz
We worked together  •  Entrepreneur, Innovator, Investor, Mentor.
Markus has a long and successful career in innovation, having been at Xerox PARC for decades. He has played roles from directly creating an ... d leading projects all the way to high level management and leadership, and across multiple industries. He's also been active as an advisor and angel investor and from my personal experience he was really helpful as early angel in my startup, Powerset.

Victoria Bellotti
We worked together  •  Research Fellow, PARC and Adjunct Professor, UCSC Jack Baskin School of Computer Engineering.
Victoria's a brilliant researcher an is famous in design and collaborative work. She has developed and routinely uses methods for deep cust ... omer engagement to discover and validate needs that lead to key insights and innovations.

Mark Cramer
They're my friends  •  CEO & Founder, Surf Canyon. Previously Treasurer, Libraries Without Borders. Harvard Business School grad.
Mark's an established entrepreneur. I met him in the context of his startup, Surf Canyon. It was a hard market but Mark was persistent and ... created a solid and useful product.

Renee Blodgett
They're my friends  •  Founder, CoFounder, Go-to-Market Strategy, Communications Strategy, Product/Co Launch Maestro, Messaging Guru,Content Creation, Partnerships
Renee is smart, energetic, super connected and well known among startup and investment circles. I've known her for over 10 years and enjoy ... all my interactions with her.