Prior to joining SoundExchange, Barry spent more than 25 years working in various capacities of the music industry, including entertainment relations, partnership development and relationship marketing. Most recently, Barry served as global executive vice president of Entertainment Relations at Gibson Brands. In this capacity, he was responsible for maximizing relationships within the entertainment world and creating awareness of Gibson entertainment and lifestyle products in 19 markets worldwide.
Barry began his career in senior management roles at ShoutCrowd Media/Fan2Band Inc. and SonyBMG Music Entertainment. He has experience developing revenue-driving national programs for publicly traded companies and organizations across a number of industries, including entertainment and technology.
Barry holds a bachelor of arts in marketing from State University of New York at Albany.