Peter Barris is the Managing General Partner of New Enterprise Associates (NEA), one of the biggest VC funds in the world. NEA's assets under management have grown from $1B to over $13B and the firm has expanded its operations to India and China.
Under Peter's leadership, NEA has invested in industry-transforming technology companies like CareerBuilder, Tableau, Diapers.com, Groupon, Juniper Networks, Macromedia, Salesforce.com, TiVo, and Workday. Peter has been named several times to the Forbes Midas List of top technology investors, to Crain’s Chicago 50 Top Tech Stars and to Washington Tech Council’s Hall of Fame. Peter has personally led investments in over two dozen technology companies that have successfully completed public offerings or mergers.
He serves on the board of public company Groupon (GRPN) and is currently a director of several private companies including APX Labs, Goji Food Solutions, MediaOcean, NextNav, SnagFilms, Sprout Social, Tamr, and ZeroFox.