Geoffrey Barker is an entrepreneur and investor who, in addition to his role as a director of Smartsheet, currently serves on the boards of Laird Superfood, Inc. (NYSE: LSF), Vimly, Inc., Undivided, and Light & Motion, Inc. Previously, he was the COO and co-founder of RPX Corporation, a leading provider of patent risk management solutions. In addition to RPX, he co-founded The Cobalt Group and Vigilos Inc. Mr. Barker also serves on the board of The Eden Reforestation Projects, the world’s largest and most efficient reforestation NGO.
He began his career in the financial services industry as a trader and investment banker at Kidder Peabody, Piper Jaffray, and Salomon Brothers, Inc. He holds a BA in Economics from Tufts University and a MBA from Columbia University.