Rick Webb

COO / Timehop

Rick Webb is currently the COO of Timehop. He’s also a writer, angel investor, and consultant.

In 2001, Webb co-founded The Barbarian Group, an award-winning digital ad agency. He served as its COO for the first ten years of the company’s existence. Webb left in 2011 to pursue angel investing in technology and advertising. He is an angel investor in Foursquare, Percolate, Kong, Nestio and Timehop. He served on the pre-exit executive team of Tumblr, and is an advisor to several other tech startups and marketing services companies.

Webb is author of three books: Agency: Starting a Creative Firm in the Age of Digital Marketing, released by Palgrave Macmillan in 2015, Man Nup: A Groom’s Guide to Heroic Wedding Planning in 2016 and The Economics of Star Trek: The Proto-Post-Scarcity Economy, published in 2019. He’s an avid writer on technology, advertising, economics, and government. He graduated from Boston University with a degree in International Economics in 1992. He was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Connect with Rick on Twitter at @rickwebb