Rich Wong joined Accel as a partner in 2006 and focuses on software, internet services and mobile technologies.
Rich led the investments and currently serves on the Boards of Atlassian (TEAM), Checkr, Instabug, Nextbit, Osmo, Qwilt, Sunrun (RUN), and Tune. Rich also led Accel’s investment in Rovio.
Rich previously led Accel’s investments in Airwatch (acquired by VMWare), MoPub (acquired by Twitter), Admob (acquired by Google), Dealer.com (acquired by Cox), Parature (acquired by Microsoft), Swiftkey (acquired by Microsoft) and 3LM (acquired by Motorola).
He was the first outside Board member and lead investor in Atlassian, Checkr, MoPub, Tune, and 3LM.
He has been actively involved in the mobile and broadband ecosystems for more than a decade, having served as SVP of products for mobile pioneer, Openwave Systems and CMO of Covad Communications. Rich started his career as a brand manager at Procter & Gamble and at McKinsey.
Rich grew up in Santa Rosa, California and has a Materials Science & Engineering degree and Master in Management from MIT.