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42 Investments in 15 Companies
Palo Alto

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Ping Li is a General Partner at Accel Partners. Ping joined Accel in 2004 and focuses on enterprise software application and infrastructure investments.

Ping is the Lead Investor and Member of the Board of Directors at Blue Jeans, Cloudera, Code 42, DataGravity, Primary Data, Ratpr, Sysdig and Trifacta.

Ping is also active in the security space as an investor at Illumio, Lookout Mobile Security, Tenable Network Security and previously, Imperva.

Ping was also responsible for numerous past investments with notable exits, including Arista (public), Nimble Storage (public), Reactivity (acquired by Cisco) and RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce).

Prior to Accel, Ping served as Product Line Manager and Director of Corporate Development at Juniper Networks.

Ping started his technology career in Asia working for Singapore Telecom and Goldman Sachs Asia's technology practice.

Ping advises the Accel Innovation Scholars program at Stanford University, where he works with Ph.D. students learning about entrepreneurship.

Ping is also an advisor to Heavybit, a community for developer- and operations-focused entrepreneurs.

Ping earned his B.A. degree from Harvard University and his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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General Partner

Jan, 2004 - Current   (almost 13 years)
Jan, 2000
Jan, 2004
Senior Product Line Manager / Director - Corporate Development
Feb, 1998
Dec, 1999
Jan, 1994
Jan, 1996
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Feb, 2016$35M / Venture
Nov, 2015$250M / Series B
Mar, 2015$14M / Series C (Lead)
Dec, 2014$50M / Series C (Lead)
Aug, 2014$150M / Series F
May, 2014$25M / Series C (Lead)
Feb, 2014$10M / Series B
Jan, 2014$15M / Series B
Dec, 2013$12M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2013$55M / Series E
Jun, 2013$20M / Series B
Jan, 2013$9M / Series A
Dec, 2012$65M / Series E (Lead)
Nov, 2012$9.3M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2012$4.3M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2012$40.7M / Series E (Lead)
Sep, 2012$50M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2012$10M / Venture
Nov, 2011$40M / Series D
Sep, 2011$40M / Series D
Jul, 2011$25M / Series D
Feb, 2011$15M / Series B
Dec, 2010$19.5M / Series C
Dec, 2010$16M / Series C
Oct, 2010$25M / Series C
Aug, 2010$15M / Series B (Lead)
May, 2010$11M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2010$25M / Venture
Sep, 2009$5M / Series C
Jun, 2009$6M / Series B
Mar, 2009$5M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2008$7M / Series C
Sep, 2008$12M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2008$10M / Series B
May, 2008$10M / Series C
Mar, 2008$4M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2007$9M / Series B
Jul, 2007undisclosed amount / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2007$7M / Series A
Dec, 2006$20M / Series B (Lead)

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