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General Partner @
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26 Investments in 15 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
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Person Details

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Aliases:
Rich P Wong

Rich Wong joined Accel in 2006 and focuses on software, internet services and mobile technologies.

Series A investor & BoDs of: Atlassian (TEAM), Checkr (background check API), MoLabs (creators of Spiral, former MoPub), Neumob (mobile perf mgmt), TUNE (mobile SaaS mktg console). Other investments and/or BoDs: SunRun (RUN), Osmo, Qwilt, and Rovio.

Previous investments/exits include: Airwatch (mobile device mgmt leader acq by VMWare), Admob (early mobile advertising leader, acq by Google), MoPub (2nd wave mobile adv leader, acq by Twitter), Parature (early SaaS leader in customer support, acq by Microsoft), Dealer.com (SMB SaaS player acq by DealerTrack), 3LM (mobile enterprise player, acq by Google), and Swiftkey (acq by Microsoft).

Rich has been actively involved in the mobile ecosystem for more than a decade, having served as chief marketing officer of Covad Communications and senior vice president of product at Openwave Systems. Rich started his career at McKinsey & Company and in Brand Management at Procter & Gamble.

Rich grew up in Santa Rosa, California and has an Engineering degree and MBA from MIT.

Jobs (7)

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General Partner

Dec, 2006 - Current   (almost 10 years)
Past
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SVP / GM, Products
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Chief Marketing Officer
Jan, 2001
Nov, 2006
SVP/GM of Products
1991
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Brand Manager
1999
2001
Chief Marketing Officer & EVP / GM
Jan 5, 1996
Jan 11, 1999
Engagement Manager
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Oct 1, 2015
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Oct 17, 2014
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    2014
  • Member of the Board of Observer & Investor
    Nov 1, 2013
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Jun 1, 2013
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    2013
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Jul, 2012
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Mar, 2012
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Mar, 2016$40M / Series B
Oct, 2015$8.5M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2015$2.4M / Seed
Jan, 2015$27M / Series B
Oct, 2014$12M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2014$9M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2014$150M / Series E
Apr, 2014$12M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2014$18M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2013$18M / Series C
Jul, 2013$8.6M / Series B
May, 2013$9.4M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2013$25M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2012$12M / Series B
Aug, 2012$3M / Series A (Lead)
Aug, 2012$2.2M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2012$60M / Series D
Oct, 2011$15M / Series B
Aug, 2011undisclosed amount / Venture
Jul, 2011$6.5M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2011$42M / Series A (Lead)
Dec, 2010undisclosed amount / Seed
Sep, 2010$9.1M / Series A
Jul, 2010$60M / Secondary Market (Lead)
Jun, 2010$55M / Series C
Jul, 2009$18M / Series B (Lead)
May, 2008$16M / Series B

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