CO-FOUNDER, PRESIDENT AND CMO OF LITTLE SPOON

Lisa

Barnett

CO-FOUNDER

About

BIOGRAPHY

 

Lisa Barnett is the co-founder, President, and CMO of Little Spoon, a leading DTC brand responsible for reinventing the century old industry of baby & kid’s food through high quality, accessibly priced and easy-to-use nutrition & meal solutions. She has been recognized as one of the ‘Women Changing the Food Industry’ by Well + Good, by Marie Claire as an ‘Power Woman of 2019’, and by Forbes as 30 Under 30 in Venture Capital. 

While at Little Spoon, she has built a powerful ecommerce platform and community of parents, united under the mission of making parenting easier for this generation— a collection of parents unlike any who came before them. Her work has driven the viral, breakthrough growth of the brand nationwide and has helped propel a movement to speak more openly about the realities of parenthood and break down the misperceptions, loneliness and guilt that often comes with this lifestage. 

An advisor to a number of consumer brands in the food, wellness and consumer products space, Lisa is best known for her approach to brand building, strategic planning and fundraising for both high growth, early stage startups and legacy brands alike. Prior to Little Spoon, Lisa spent nearly a decade as an investor in and operator at some of the world’s top consumer brands including Estee Lauder Companies, Calvin Klein, Weight Watchers and a number of other Fortune 500 Companies. In her time in venture capital, she was focused on investing in brand-driven startups aimed at transforming the everyday life of consumers in the wellness, health and CPG space.

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– LISA BARNETT