Barry Yates

Managing Director entrepreneurship@UBC, Past CEO Monexa (acquired by NetSuite, 2015)

Barry Yates was President & CEO of Monexa, a Yaletown Partners portfolio company which was acquired by NetSuite in 2015. An accomplished startup CEO, Barry contributes 25 years of experience developing and executing profitable growth strategies. Before Monexa, Barry was the Chief Operating Officer of Blast Radius, where he helped lead the company’s global expansion to become one of the top digital marketing agencies with offices in Canada, the US and Europe. Blast Radius was acquired by WPP, one of the world’s largest marketing services network. Before his startup leadership career, Barry spent several years at management consultancy Bain & Company, as well as with BearingPoint and Accenture.  Currently Barry is the Managing Director of the entrepreneurship program at the University of British Columbia (e@UBC).


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