Carlos Barrionuevo is VentureDNA's Business Development Consultant, leveraging his in-depth cross-cultural experience, unparalleled creativity and true passion for media to?pinpoint and drive cutting-edge opportunities to their full potential.
started out in the industry with Tribune Company
, where he
rapidly advanced from corporate development analysis to the management team of the new Tribune Interactive Division.
While in these roles, Carlos
played an instrumental role in the success of the company's venture into the internet landscape ? forging a partnership with AOL
for a nationwide network,?spearheading?multiple newspaper internet initiatives and?developing?the Chicago's Cubs' first website.
Following these successes, Carlos
was promoted to head the international efforts of Tribune Ventures.
simultaneously secured an initial $5M in funding from Tribune Ventures and went on to serve as Chief Operating Officer of?Blackvoices.com.
Most recently, Carlos was NPR's Senior Director of Business Development, where some of his achievements included directing the company's first acquisition and the subsequent formation of a new subsidiary with $70M+ in sponsorship sales, guiding planning and partnership negotiations for?NPRMusic.org, advancing HD radio opportunities and championing the development of international products such as?Talk of the World.?Carlos has a MBA degree from the University of Rochester's Simon Graduate School of Business Administration?and is a member of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs
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