Parker Barrile is a product builder and Silicon Valley veteran, who applies his passion for marketplaces, mobile, and UX as a partner on Norwest’s Internet & Consumer team.
Most recently, Parker was chief product officer at Prosper, a marketplace lending company, where he led Product, Design, and Engineering.
Previously, Parker was VP of Product at LinkedIn, where he led a product org responsible for 80% of LinkedIn’s revenue during a period of 20x growth (from $100 million in 2009 to $2 billion in 2014). His teams launched consumer web and mobile products that reached 10m+ monthly uniques and enterprise products that served 100k+ clients.
Prior to LinkedIn, Parker was founder and CEO of Predictify, a community-based prediction platform where members could make and vote on predictions regarding current events. Earlier, Parker was a founding member of the Business Operations and Strategy team at Google and an associate consultant at Bain & Company.
Parker has served as an advisor to startups such as Medallia, Thumbtack, NerdWallet, Doximity, and ProCore.
He holds two United States patents.
Parker earned a bachelor of science in mathematics from Stanford University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.
get to know parker
Do you have a favorite quote?
"I don't want to live in a world where someone else makes the world a better place better than we do." Gavin Belson, Silicon Valley
What is something people may not know about you?
Somewhere on YouTube there's a video of me appearing live on a nationally-syndicated morning show.
What are your interests outside of work?
I love running, and I build iPhone apps in my spare time.