Bruce Golden has been focused on emerging markets and technologies since 1984, when he worked in the computer division at Lucasfilm. Bruce joined Accel in 1997 and specializes in enterprise and consumer software investments. Bruce currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors at several private and public companies, including Amobee, comScore (SCOR), Double Fusion, Mind Candy, Qliktech, Responsys, Streambase and WeeWorld. Bruce was responsible for Accel’s investment in Ajuba Solutions (acquired by Interwoven, Inc.), Exchange.com (acquired by Amazon.com), Itemfield, (acquired by Informatica), and SupportSoft (SPRT).
Prior to Accel, Bruce held executive marketing and sales positions at Illustra Information Technologies, a pioneer in the area of object-relational databases. In 1996 Illustra merged with Informix Software, where Bruce became General Manager of the Data Warehouse Business Development Unit. Prior to Illustra, Bruce spent almost eight years at Sun Microsystems in a variety of roles, including launching Sun’s efforts into the financial services market, moving to Hong Kong to assist in opening and developing the Sun Asia subsidiary, and managing the market development organization upon his subsequent return to the US.
Bruce holds an MBA from Stanford and a BA from Columbia University. Bruce currently lives in London with his wife and two children.