Ian Barkin is a digital transformation industry veteran, speaker, and the cofounder of Symphony Ventures.
Ian is a seasoned leader and innovator in digital operations, robotic process automation (RPA), intelligent automation, and business process outsourcing (BPO). He boasts a proven track record of digital transformation solution development and sales of complex global engagements. At Symphony Ventures—a robotic process automation (RPA) and intelligent automation services firm—Ian leverages his industry expertise designing and transforming front, middle, and back-office environments, unleashing value and enhanced experiences for clients, customers, citizens, and more. As the company's chief strategy officer, he works with global firms to enable positive disruption by identifying and maximizing the impact of 'future of work' techniques, including RPA and machine learning. Ian holds a BA in economics and psychology from Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT/London School of Economics and an MBA, Finance and Entrepreneurship from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a regular speaker at major industry events and is featured in major press outlets including the BBC, the Wall Street Journal, and TechCrunch.