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Phin Barnes

First Round Capital
Phin Barnes is a Partner at First Round Capital who is fascinated by design, technology, and startups. Before joining First Round, he worked at AND 1 from “day 2″ where he helped scale the company from $15 million to over $225 million in revenue. As the Creative Director for Footwear, he led product direction, managed relationships with national retail accounts and created the initial concept for the signature AND 1 marketing property—the AND 1 Mix Tape. 

In 2003, he left to build a fitness company that developed and published Yourself!Fitness, the first fitness game for Xbox and PlayStation2. After, Phin consulted for MTV on product and marketing before earning an MBA at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 2009 with honors and a double major in Operations and Information Management and Finance. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Carrie, and daughter, Etta.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, June 12

4:30pm PDT