Barry is Co-Founder and former Managing Director of Allegis Capital and AVI Capital, and retired in 2010.
He and his partners at Allegis and prior funds have helped many private companies go public. Barry has led and participated in investments resulting in over $35 billion in market value, including: Palm (NASDAQ), Cypress Semiconductor (NYSE), Caere (NASDAQ), Cadnetix (NASDAQ), Columbia/HCA (NYSE), Women.com (NASDAQ), Medscape (NASDAQ), Liveworld (NASDAQ), InfoGear (CSCO), Be Inc (NASDAQ), Quokka (NASDAQ), and XOMA (NASDAQ).
Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, Barry held management positions with AT&T, IBM, and Fairchild Semiconductor. He co-founded Interactive Applications Inc., the first on-line manufacturing software and services company, merged it with Boole & Babbage which then went on to have an Initial Public Offering. He currently sits on a few high tech company Boards, and lectures at University of Hawaii entrepreneurship programs.
Barry holds a B.S. from Clarkson University, and an M.A. from the London School of Economics / University of Southern California. He graduated from the Board of Directors Program at Stanford University.