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Fran Barros

Partner & Chief Design Officer

Fran is a Partner and Chief Design Officer at Engine Ventures. She servers as a Board Observer for Lilac Solutions.

Fran is a formally trained designer with over 15 years of experience. Prior to joining, Fran spent five years at IDEO, where she was a project leader developing brand, strategy, and service design for startups and corporate ventures. At The Engine Ventures, she works on overall strategy, and directly with the founders. She holds a BA in Design from Pontificia Universidad Catolica in Chile and Graduate Degree in Entrepreneurship from Boston University. She serves on the Advisory Board of Women in the Enterprise of Science and Technology.

Written by Fran Barros