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Barry McCarthy

Executive Advisor

I love bringing to bear my operating experience. My sweet spot is subscription-based businesses, working with companies, forming a relationship of trust and seeing advice and counsel making a difference in the success of the business.

Background
Barry has been an Executive Advisor at TCV since 2011. He is currently the CFO of Spotify, a TCV portfolio company, and a subscription-based global digital music platform. Barry previously served as CFO of Netflix, a TCV portfolio company, and the world’s leading streaming video company, where he was responsible for financial and legal affairs since 1999.

Prior to joining Netflix, he spent six years as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Music Choice, a music programming service distributed over direct broadcast satellite and cable systems. Barry has also held several positions at Credit Suisse First Boston, where he worked with venture capital-backed and LBO investments.

Education
Barry holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. degree in History from Williams College.