Brant Barton , Co-Founder of Bazaarvoice, held multiple executive leadership roles from the company’s inception in 2005 through the IPO and two acquisitions in 2012.
He has acted as First Head of Products where he defined initial SaaS offering, Ratings & Reviews, which now influences over $100 billion in online sales annually, led development of Bazaarvoice’s partner ecosystem, securing strategic partnerships with the top eCommerce vendors in every major category, and served as General Manager of Media Solutions where he led acquisition of Longboard Media
Prior to Bazaarvoice, Brant led the account services team at Coremetrics, overseeing 350+ eCommerce clients, including many of the largest multi-channel retailers in North America. In this role, he developed new approaches for analyzing eCommerce data that were productized as key components of the Coremetrics platform, which was acquired by IBM in 2010. Brant began his career as a developer at Sapient, is a survivor of two dot-com start-ups and earned a B.S. in management information systems, with minors in computer science and Japanese language, from the University of Alabama.
Brant and his wife, Andrea, spend nearly all of their time with daughter Naomi. When they can score a babysitter, they try to catch live music at Stubb’s or The Backyard and hit their favorite Austin restaurants. Uchi, Fonda San Miguel, Café Josie, Fino, Mars, and Mikado are their favorites!