Barry Schuler is Managing Director for DFJ Growth and the former Chairman/CEO of America Online Inc. He is credited with being one of the pioneers of the modern Internet.
As an entrepreneur for more than 30 years, Barry propelled innovations in digital media, e-commerce, design, and video games. He was a member of the senior management team that scaled AOL from $1B to $200B in market cap during 20 consecutive quarters of growth.
Barry co-founded the DFJ Growth Fund in 2006 and is actively involved with its investments which include Twitter, Tumblr, SolarCity, SpaceX and Tesla Motor Company. He serves on the board of directors for Good Technology, littleBits, Raydiance Inc., Synthetic Genomics, and SCIenergy.
Barry graduated with a BA from Rutgers University and is a member of its Hall of Distinguished Alumni.
Barry is committed to education reform and is chairman of New Tech Network, the nation's most replicated classroom transformation model, and a Director at Knowledgeworks Foundation. He co-founded Blue Oak School, Napa Valley's only K-8 independent progressive school.
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