Primary Role
General Partner at Benchmark
1 Investment in 1 Company

Person Details


Peter Fenton is a General Partner at Benchmark. He joined the firm in 2006 after spending seven years as a partner with Accel Partners. Prior to joining the venture capital community, he spent several years working with Silicon Valley software and high-technology companies as an entrepreneur and strategy consultant.

Peter also worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco, where he advised high-technology businesses in Silicon Valley on their product and business strategies.

Peter currently serves on the board of Docker (formerly DotCloud), Elasticsearch, Engine Yard, Hortonworks, Lithium, New Relic, Optimizely, Polyvore, Quip, Revinate, Twitter (TWTR), Yelp (YELP) Zendesk, and Zuora.

Previously, Peter served on the boards of Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), FriendFeed (acquired by Facebook), Hyperic (acquired by SpringSource), JBoss (acquired by RedHat), Reactivity (acquired by Cisco), SpringSource (acquired by VMWare), Terracotta (acquired by Software AG), Wily Technology (acquired by CA), Xensource (acquired by Citrix), and Zimbra (acquired by Yahoo!).

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