Matt Meeker

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Matt Meeker, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of BARK

Matt Meeker is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of BARK, the company behind BarkBox. He
served as CEO of the company from its foundation until September 2020.


Since launching with the monthly subscription service BarkBox in 2012, BARK has experienced rapid
growth through product enhancement and revenue diversification. Matt led the company to design and
create unique, dog-first products, experiences and content, carrying the success of BARK’s subscription
model into new distribution channels, including e-commerce and retail.


Prior to BARK, Matt was Entrepreneur-in-Residence at DogPatch Labs, a startup incubator run by Polaris
Ventures. He is an integral component of the New York startup community acting as board member or
advisor to multiple early-stage companies. He currently serves as a Venture Partner at Resolute VC. In
2002, Matt co-founded Meetup, the largest network of local communities that meet offline about shared
interests and passions.


Matt is a long-distance runner and lives in Brooklyn, New York with his Great Dane, Hugo.