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Venture Partner @ Accel Partners

Person Details


Jeff Rothschild has been active in the areas of storage management, system software, and networking since 1979.

Jeff's career started as an engineer where he worked on operating systems and mainframe storage systems at Honeywell and Intel. After leaving Intel, Jeff created a successful consultancy focusing on network storage systems, and developed a number of successful storage networking products, including the DOS redirector for PC-NFS, which was licensed to Sun Microsystems. In the mid-80s he moved to the Netherlands, where he spent three years with Philips Data Systems. After returning to the US he co-founded Veritas Software, and helped establish the company as the leader in storage management software. Jeff's role at Veritas included product strategy, sales, and marketing.

In 1994, Jeff started work at Accel as Entrepreneur-in-Residence. The following year he co-founded Mpath Interactive, now Hearme, where he was VP of Engineering.

Jeff has a BS in Psychology and a MS in Computer Science, both from Vanderbilt University.

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