Pareto Labs officially launched today with the vision of giving everyone access to learn the skills and knowledge that you would get from top tier MBA programs and management consulting firms. Our initial bundle of courses is a business analyst bootcamp, modeled after the program that The Walt Disney Company used to train new hires in their Corporate Strategic Planning Group—which has produced many executives who went on to take C-level leadership roles at Disney, Amazon, Nike, Netflix, Square, and more.
Pareto Labs is named after the Pareto Principle, which holds that 80% of output comes from just 20% of the overall input. Focusing on the right 20% can save you time in life and work. We apply this principle to education by distilling complex business topics—like how to read financial statements, how to manage people, or even how to value a business—into digestible courses for professionals who don’t have business backgrounds.
Our goal is to make learning these business topics practical and fun. To this end, we’ve enriched our classes with helpful animations and personal stories from leading executives and entrepreneurs.
Tommy Moreno, Co-founder & CEO
Tommy is a former operating partner for a multi-billion dollar private equity firm. There, he helped acquire Miramax Films from Disney and led the turnaround of SONIFI Solutions, an interactive media and technology company. He began his career as an officer in the US Air Force and worked in the Strategic Planning Group at Disney. Tommy earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy.
Nic Barnhart, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer
Before starting Pareto Labs, Nic was head of Business Planning and Analytics for ZipRecruiter’s enterprise business. He was part of the management team of a private equity turnaround and head of operations for a healthcare startup acquired by Aetna. Before that he founded an international nonprofit to combat human trafficking. Nic earned an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy.