Jim Swartz has been active in venture capital for four decades. Experienced in the operating needs of young companies, he particularly enjoys working with start-up teams that are defining new industries. He has served as a Director for over fifty successful companies and has been closely involved as lead investor with the emergence of numerous industry pioneering firms including Avici Systems, BroadBand Technologies, FastForward/Inktomi, FVC.com, Illustra/Informix, Medical Care America, Netopia/Motorola, PictureTel, Polycom, Remedy Corporation, Riverbed Technology and Ungermann-Bass.
Current private company directorships include Gen3 Partners, Ingenuity Systems, MetraTech, RGB Networks and Transera Communications. In addition, Jim works with the Accel Europe team as a founder/mentor of Accel's European business.
Before founding Accel Partners, Jim was founding General Partner of Adler & Company, which he... See More