Barry Shrier is a well educated and charismatic Leader, with a proven Board-level General Management track record demonstrating entrepreneurial courage, outstanding salesmanship, and passionate marketing flair. He is also very IT literate, with a passion for the digital revolution.
Barry has founded and managed three businesses, and a Deutsche Bank subsidiary, and brings substantial experience including full profit responsibility, cost control & credit management, budgeting and forecasting, personnel management and motivation, managing investor relations, negotiation, etc.
Barry Shrier was the founder and CEO, then Chairman of The Liberty Electric Cars group of companies. Barry launched the business, recruited a senior management team; designed, built and launched the world's first zero-emission high performance SUV; and grew Liberty into a multi-million business with global blue-chip customers including UPS, Lockheed Martin, Tescos, FedEx, McLaren and the British Government. In June 2012 he sold it to Green Automotive (OTC:GACR) with a stock market valuation in excess of $100M, resulting in the founding investors earning over 90% compound annual growth.
Barry also founded The Electric Automobile Association (EAA), bringing together zero emission technology suppliers, manufacturers and others to facilitate networking and the exchange of ideas. Previously, Barry founded the Liberty Europe Network, focusing on Wireless Internet expansion throughout the EU, and has also served as a Director of the Washington DC-based satellite venture LeoTerra, created to launch a new constellation of low earth orbit satellites to deliver global, mobile broadband for the first time in history.
In 2001, Barry was hired by Deutsche Bank to launch Paybox, the world's first international mobile payment system. Barry was Managing Director for the UK and European spokesman for Paybox and a leading speaker on mobile commerce.
Prior to Deutsche Bank, Barry worked for several strategic marketing consultancies where he developed his expertise in the application of cognitive psychology to understand consumer behaviour. He managed various international projects for Unilever, Guinness, Procter & Gamble, Mars and Nestle.
Barry has an MSc in Philosophy from the London School of Economics, and a BA in Politics from Middlebury College, Vermont, USA.
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Barry Shrier is a visionary business pioneer; a popular and charismatic public speaker, and has lectured to MBA level. He has given highly rated speeches at international trade congresses and academic institutions – where delegates have voted him as Best Speaker. With extensive media training from The BBC and The Economist, he has appeared on Sky Television, BBC Television and Radio, The Financial Times and numerous publications around the world.
“Barry is one of those rare speakers who can present his case in an inspiring way that can reach both the young who wants to save the planet and the seasoned financier. Barry was instrumental to the success of our panel debate.”
Mauro Tortone, CISI Corporate Finance Forum Committee
Notes for Conference Producers
Barry Shrier often works with conference organisers to develop his Chairmanship role and / or his presentation to meet the particular needs of the event delegates. The result is to maximize the quality of the event with the best Chairman’s leadership, and to produce and deliver the most informative, entertaining, and memorable presentation.
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