Barney is an active entrepreneur, angel investor, and technology and product strategist. In addition to his roles at LocoMobi (formerly QuickPay) and Moon Express, he’s also an associate founder and serves on the board of trustees for Singularity University. Barney was previously the founder and CEO of Powerset, a natural language search engine that Microsoft acquired. He then stayed on with Microsoft as a search strategist for Bing. He’s also managed an 85-person advanced IT R&D organization at NASA, which included flying the first AI system in deep space and supporting the Mars Exploration Rover’s mission.