Arthur Patterson

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Arthur Patterson founded Accel with Jim Swartz in 1983.

As the lead investor, Arthur has helped management teams develop companies into market-defining leaders for over four decades.

IPOs of such companies include: Actuate, AMCC (Applied Micro Circuits Corporation), MetroPCS, PageMart, Portal Software, UUnet/MCI-WorldCom, and Veritas.

Private exits include: Arcot Systems (acquired by CA), Centrify, Coremetrics (IBM), Counterpane (BT), IronPlanet (Richie Bros.), Krux Digital (Salesforce), NextG (Crown Castle), Rapt (Microsoft), and Savi Technology (Lockheed Martin).

Arthur currently serves on the boards of several private companies including: Acalvio, govini, Integral Development, Noosh, and QMC.

Prior to co-founding Accel, Arthur was a General Partner of Adler & Company. His career in venture capital began at Citicorp Venture Capital. Arthur earlier worked in Washington for the International Office of the U.S. Treasury Department - International Monetary, Trade and Development Policy.

Arthur served as the President of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists and as a Director of the National Venture Capital Association.

Arthur graduated from Harvard with AB, MBA and lives in San Francisco with his wife and their four children.

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Relationships
Acalvio
Series A
2015

Nat Natraj

Sreenivas Gukal

Ram Varadarajan

Raj Gopalakrishna

Advanced threat defense (ATD) solutions for networks

Actuate
Series A
1993

Pete Cittadini (CEO)

NASDAQ: BIRT, Acquired by OpenText

AMCC (Applied Micro Circuits Corporation)
Initial Investment
1993

Paramesh Gopi (CEO)

NASDAQ: AMCC, Acquired by MACOM

Arcot Systems
Series B
1999

Ram Varadarajan

Acquired by CA Technologies

Centrify
Series A
2004

Tom Kemp

Adam Au

Paul Moore

Acquired by Thoma Bravo

Coremetrics
Series A
2000

Brett Hurt

Acquired by IBM

Counterpane
Series A
1999

Bruce Schneier

Acquired by BT Group

Govini
Series A
2012

Eric Gillespie

Decision science company advancing national security through dynamic data and machine learning

Integral
Series A
1998

Harpal Sandhu

Cloud-based workflow management and advanced execution platform for foreign exchange market

IronPlanet
Series A
1999

Reza Bundy

Acquired by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

Krux
Series A
2011

Tom Chavez

Vivek Vaidya

Cloud-based data management platform

Acquired by Salesforce

MetroPCS
Series A
1994

Roger Linquist

Malcolm Lorang

NYSE: PCS

NextG Networks
Series A
2009

John Basil Georges

Distributed antenna systems

Acquired by Crown Castle

Noosh
Series B
1999

Ofer Ben-Shachar

Marketing services platform

PageMart
Initial Investment

Roger Linquist

NASDAQ: PMWI

Portal Software
Seed
1995

John Little

NASDAQ: PRSFE

QMC
Initial Growth Investment
2014

Rafael Somoza

Jose Stella

Puerto Rico-based wireless cellular telecommunication tower provider

Rapt
Series A
1999

Tom Chavez

Acquired by Microsoft

Savi Technology
Series A
1999

William Clark

Acquired by Lockheed Martin

UUNET Technologies
Series A
1993

Rick Adams

NASDAQ: UUNT

Veritas Software
Series B
1983

Eli Alon

Dale Shipley

NASDAQ: VRTS

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