Barry serves as Founder/Chairman of Bedowin Development Group created to develop and launch new technology-supported businesses that address unmet needs across a range of industries from Neighborhood Real Estate Development to Media Production to Medical Diagnostic Equipment. Each is committed to uncommon collaboration, sustainability, social impact, and the inclusion of serially excluded populations.
In private industry, he has a strong track record of teaming to launch successful businesses within several of the world’s leading corporations including Disney, Bertelsmann, and Sony and was founding President of MSBET, the joint venture between Viacom’s BET Networks and the Microsoft Corporation.
In public service, Barry served as a White House appointee in several senior advisory capacities including as founding Executive Director of SelectUSA, the first White House initiative facilitating inward investment from around the world.
Barry is a Member of the Board of the Corporation of Yaddo, a global fellow at the Institute for Creativity & Capital at the University of Texas-Austin, and a Director on the Board of PCOS Challenge. A native of Alabama, he is a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Business School.