Carly Strife

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Carly Strife, Co-Founder of BARK

Carly Strife is the co-founder of BARK. Carly has managed and scaled the complex business operations
behind each of BARK's businesses starting with BarkBox in 2012 and now spanning several distribution
channels and product lines. Today she leads strategic BARK initiatives, including BARK Eats, the
company’s new personalized food blend offering.


Prior to BARK, Carly was an early employee at Uber, hired to help launch the company’s New York
operation. She started her career in the Financial Advisory practice at Deloitte where she was responsible
for the valuation of real estate, property, and business assets. She also co-founded Ambush Capital,
investing in and advising early stage founders.


Carly has been featured on the ‘30 Under 30’ lists of both Forbes and Inc. magazines. She has a
mechanical engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Carly lives in Brooklyn with her
dogs Cooper, a very hungry puggle, and Reginald, an adventurous rescue terrier. On weekends she can
be found riding or rebuilding motorcycles.