Primary Role
Venture Partner at Accel Partners

Person Details


Jim Flach has held a wide range of positions in the communications and software industries in which he has worked for over thirty years.

A partner with Accel for ten years, he was formerly Chairman of Agile Networks (Lucent), Netlink (Cabletron), Sentient Networks (Cisco), Teleos Communications (Madge Networks), and Vivo Software. Jim has served as CEO of Terraspring, Teleos, Bandwidth9, Hybrid Networks, Redback Networks, and Sentient Networks. He also serves on the board of Bandwidth9, CenterBeam, GoDigital Telecommunications, Hybrid Networks, P-Cube, Primarion, Vertical Networks, and Terraspring.

Previously, Jim was Vice President of Intel where he was General Manager of the Personal Computer Enhancement Division. He came to Intel in 1989 when Intel acquired his communications company, Jupiter Technology, where he had been CEO since 1986. Prior to joining Intel, Jim held numerous business and technical positions during a seventeen-year career at Xerox Corporation, including Vice President of Systems Engineering, and Vice President and General Manager of the Network Systems Business Unit, and was responsible for the worldwide P&L of the Xerox Network business.

Jim holds a B.S. degree in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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