Gareth Barr is Chief Technology Officer at Solomon Partners. He joined the firm in 2021. He leads the firm’s technology function as it continues to modernize for competitive advantage.


Gareth has over 30 years of cross-sector international experience. He has led technology operations and driven transformations in roles including CTO at KPMG LLP and Global Head of Engineering for The Blackstone Group.


Gareth is a graduate of Columbia Business School’s Advanced Management Program and holds a BS in Information Systems Management from Empire State College, SUNY.

Professional Affiliations

Advisory Board Member, BITE Investments, a fin-tech/reg-tech startup

Mentor, Thought Leader and Contributing Author, National CIO Review