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Zach Barasz

BMW i Ventures

Zach is an investor and company-supporter with VC, growth equity, and PE experience. At G2VP he invests in exceptional companies that apply emerging technology to traditional industries in novel, sustainable ways.

He has previous investing experience at BMW i Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, and Altamont Capital Partners. He started his career as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, focused on consumer and retail clients in the US and Australia. He has also worked in strategy at the Wildlife Conservation Society, a leading international conservation organization.

Zach earned a BS in economics/finance and BA in political science/philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania. While his day-to-day life has leveraged the economics degree more often, I still enjoy conversations about philosophy and right and wrong. He earned his MBA from Stanford University.

Outside of work, he enjoy the outdoors with his family and struggling through triathlons.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Zach earned a BA degree in political science and a BS degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School, and he holds an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Zach is on the Board of Directors of Watermark, a nonprofit membership and development organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in leadership positions.

A member of Class 23, Zach started his fellowship at BMW i Ventures and is completing it at G2VP.