Barry Libert


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Barry Libert is CEO at OpenMatters.

He is a digital board member, CEO mentor, angel investor and author who has spent many years researching value, using machine learning, algorithms and text mining.

His portfolio companies have built and managed social networks and business platforms with 40 million members for 200+ leading organizations. Clients included ESPN, Ford (Sync), Fox (American Idol), MLB, Esurance (AllState), The Oscars, and Goldman Sachs.

As a CEO advisor, Barry mentors CEOs and boards who want to transform their businesses from physical to digital models (platforms and networks). Past clients include AT&T, Microsoft, GE Healthcare, Deloitte, ESPN, MLB, AAA, and Goldman Sachs.

Barry has co-authored 6 books and 20 ebooks on digital business models, transformation, and leadership; published 1,250+ articles in the NYT, WSJ, HBR, K@W and Forbes; appeared on CNBC, CNN, NPR, Bloomberg TV, and FB Live; delivered 500+ key note speeches to 50,000+ people globally.

Barry is happily married with two grown sons he adores. He supports not-for-profit health care and educational organizations that are seeking to use digital platforms, networks and machine learning to advance their mission.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Barry Libert and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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