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Harvard University, BA 1994
Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA 1999
Beijing Institute of Posts and Telecommunications, Graduated 1976
Wireless Communication
State University of New York, Buffalo in America, Master of Business Administration 1989

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Ping Li

Ping has been with Accel Partners since 2004. He focuses on early stage, growth software and data center investments. He is also responsible for Accel’s Big Data Fund. Ping is currently a board member of Blue Jeans Network, Cloudera, Code42, Lookout, Nimble Storage, Origami Logic, RelateIQ, Tenable Network Security and Trifacta. Ping has also been responsible for several Accel investments which have had successful exits including Fusion-io (NASDAQ: FIO), Renren (NASDAQ: RENN), Mochi Media (Shanda), Nimble Storage (NASDAQ: NMBL), Reactivity (Cisco), and Yume (NASDAQ:YUME).

Ping has over two decades of experience as a technology investor and operating executive in helping build market leading technology companies and product lines. Prior to Accel, Ping worked at Juniper Networks as a Senior Product Line Manager for their flagship M-series router products, as well as Director of Corporate Development. He also served as a strategy consultant for McKinsey & Company, advising technology clients in their growth strategies.

Ping has extensive international experience as well. At Singapore Telecom, he served directly for the executive management team in operating and investing in Asian growth opportunities. Prior to SingTel, Ping worked at Goldman Sachs Asia, transacting technology IPOs and M&A.

Currently, Ping works closely with Stanford University in leading their Accel Innovation Scholars Program. Ping has been named to the Forbes Midas List of Top Tech Investors and Business Insider’s 50 Most Powerful People in Enterprise Tech. Ping holds an AB from Harvard University, with honors, and an MBA from Stanford University.

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