Geoffrey Barker Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 1


Geoffrey Barker General Information


Mr. Geoffrey Barker serves as Chairman at Smartsheet. He is an entrepreneur and investor who, in addition to his role as a director of Smartsheet, he currently serves as Baord Member at Wisdo, Vimly Benefit Solutions, OceanGate and Light & Motion. Previously, he co-founded and served as Chief Operating officer at RPX Corporation, a leading provider of patent risk management solutions. In addition to RPX (Nasdaq: RPXC), he co-founded both The Cobalt Group, which was acquired by ADP for $400 million, as well as Vigilos Inc. He began his career in the financial services industry as a trader and investment banker at Kidder Peabody, Piper Jaffray and Solomon Brothers. In 2015 he served as an Executive Fellow at the Yale School of Management. He holds a BA in Economics from Tufts University and an MBA from Columbia University. He served as Board Member at Tyfone.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 500 108th Avenue North East
  • Suite 200
  • Bellevue, WA 98004
  • United States
+1 (425) 000-0000

Geoffrey Barker Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Givebutter 27-Jun-2022 Seed Round 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000000 000000
Light & Motion 07-Nov-2019 00000 00000 00.00 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000000 000000
Rowan TELS 15-Feb-2018 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000 000000 18-Jul-2014 Seed Round 00000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business

Geoffrey Barker Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size 03-Feb-2017 000 00 00000000

Geoffrey Barker Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Geoffrey Barker Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Geoffrey Barker Angel Investor 0 0 Bellevue, WA

Geoffrey Barker Co-Investors (15)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Allen Gannett 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
David Cummings 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Elena Gomez del Pozuelo 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Jonathan Hallett 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Shreyas Doshi 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Geoffrey Barker FAQs

  • Who is Geoffrey Barker?

    Geoffrey Barker is an angel Investor who has made 4 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Geoffrey Barker?

    Geoffrey Barker is an angel investor.

  • What does Geoffrey Barker do?

    As an angel investor, Geoffrey Barker invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Geoffrey Barker hold?

    Geoffrey Barker holds 2 board seats including Vimly Benefit Solutions and Smartsheet.

  • What has Geoffrey Barker invested in?

    Geoffrey Barker has made numerous investments in companies like Givebutter, Light & Motion, and Rowan TELS within the Financial Software, Electronics (B2C), and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Geoffrey Barker invested in recently?

    Geoffrey Barker's latest investment was on 27-Jun-2022 in Givebutter, a company within the Financial Software industry.

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