Anna Barber is the Managing Director of Techstars LA. After graduating from Yale and Yale Law School, she started her career as a corporate lawyer focused on public company transactional work and spent two years at McKinsey as a strategy consultant to retail, media and financial services companies. She served as VP Product at Petstore.com and two other early stage e-commerce companies, before transitioning to Los Angeles where she started a talent management firm and produced two feature films. In 2006 Anna sat next to a woman on an airplane who became her business partner in her next startup, Scribble Press. Anna was perviously GM and VP Partnerships at Fingerprint Digital, after exiting Scribble Press to Fingerprint. During the past decade she has served as an advisor, strategy consultant and coach to many other entrepreneurs, with a focus on product roadmap, commercialization, business development and financing.
She loves the concept-to-launch phase, go to market strategy, fundraising strategy and growth planning. In her coaching work she focuses on building high performance teams and helping founders grow with their companies. She believes in the power of storytelling and creating harmony between personal and company goals. Find her @annawbarber.
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