Barbary Brunner

CEO Austin Technology Council

Austin Technology Council

Barbary Brunner’s 25-year career includes senior executive roles at world-wide leading technology brands and a successful strategy and organizational development consultancy, prior to her joining the Austin Technology Council as CEO. Her past positions include Chief Marketing Officer for Experian’s Pricegrabber business, CMO and Head of Strategy for Yahoo!’s Media Division, Director of Global Planning for Microsoft’s MSN business, and Executive Producer for a division of Sierra Online. These honed Barbary’s passion as a technologist and her leadership excellence in the areas of tech, business growth strategy, and human capital development. Her experience building and running global product, brand and strategy teams, plus her work with startups, non-profits and civic organizations as an investor, board member and lobbyist, are put to use daily in her roles as CEO of the largest and oldest tech industry association in Central Texas, and as one of Austin’s technology thought leaders.