James R. Swartz

Founding Partner Emeritus at Accel Partners LLC

James R. Swartz

James R. Swartz

Founding Partner Emeritus at Accel Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Accel Partners LLC
Adler & Co.

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7399

Primary Location

Park City, UT, United States

Number of Boards

33

Birthday

10/04/1942

Age

77

Number of Awards

1

Interests

Sailing

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General Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at Accel Partners LLC

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General Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Managing Partner at Oak Investment Partners

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Former Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Silicon Graphics International Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer at Vlocity, Inc.

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Founder at Hutcheson & Co. Inc.

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Early Investor, Bay Area at Accel Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at GEN3 Partners, Inc.

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Founding Partner Emeritus at Accel Partners LLC
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President & Chief Executive Officer at bluebird bio, Inc.

bluebird bio, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company, which engages in the development of potential gene therapies for severe genetic diseases and cancer. Its integrated product platform includes gene therapy, cancer immunotherapy, and gene editing. Its product pipeline includes Lenti-D, LentiGlobin, BCL11a shRNA, bb2121, and bb21217. The company was founded by Philippe Leboulch and Ronald C. Dorazio on April 16, 1992 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Education
MS

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

M.S. in Industrial Administration

Carnegie Mellon University challenges the curious and passionate to imagine and deliver work that matters. A private, global research university, Carnegie Mellon stands among the world's most renowned educational institutions, and sets its own course.With cutting-edge brain science, path-breaking performances, innovative start-ups, driverless cars, big data, big ambitions, Nobel and Turing prizes, hands-on learning, and a whole lot of robots, CMU doesn't imagine the future, they create it.

Career History
Founding Partner Emeritus
1983 - Current

Accel Partners focuses on investments in the following sectors: computing/storage, infrastructure, consumer Internet & media, energy, enterprise software/services, healthcare, biotechnology, mobile/wireless, networking systems, consumer retail, security, semiconductors and technology-enabled services.

Advisor
Prior - 2010

Pelion Venture Partners seeks investment opportunities in companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of software/SaaS, infrastructure & storage, security, open source, and digital media. It provides financing for early stage capital requirements.

Co-Founder
1978 - Prior

Adler & Co. provides investment services. It offers investment for startup companies. The firm provides investment in the medical and technology sectors. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

Boards & Committees
Lead Independent Director
2002 - 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc. develops applications, websites, networks, data centers, the cloud, and remote offices. It offers visibility, intelligent optimization, and simplified control for all applications. The firm's solutions include application performance monitoring, network performance monitoring, end-to-end performance management, hyper-converge branch, wide area network optimization and hybrid wide area network. The company was founded by Jerry M. Kennelly and Steven McCanne in May 2002 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Member, Management Committee
1999 - 2002
Director
Prior

Inktomi Corp. used to develop and provide web search services & solutions. The company also provided related paid services such as paid inclusion programs for portals, destination sites and search marketing providers. Its customers & partners were Amazon.com, eBay, Lycos/HotBot, MSn, Overture and WalMart.com. The company was founded by Brian K. Totty, Eric A. Brewer and Paul Gauthier in February 1996 and was headquartered in Foster City, CA

Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior

As the voice of the U.S. venture capital community, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) empowers its members and the entrepreneurs they fund by advocating for policies that encourage innovation and reward long-term investment. As the venture community’s preeminent trade association, NVCA serves as the definitive resource for venture capital data and unites its 400 plus members through a full range of professional services.

Member, Board of Advisors
Tenure Unconfirmed

Pacific Community Ventures invests in small size companies located in the US, primarily in California. The firm target companies operating in the fields of specialty food products, ethnic products & services, health & wellness, custom, low-capital intensity manufacturing and environmentally-friendly focused products. They invests in MBOs, recapitalizations/restructurings, liquidity for family-owned businesses and growth capital requirements with an investment size of $1 - $4 million and enterprise value of $5 - $50 million.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$50K - $100K
2018

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art provides exhibitions, education, publications, collections, and related public programs. The company was founded by Grace McCann on January 18, 1935 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

$500 - $999
2017

THE MARTHA'S VINEYARD MUSEUM INSPIRES ALL PEOPLE TO DISCOVER, EXPLORE, AND STRENGTHEN THEIR CONNECTIONS TO THIS ISLAND AND ITS DIVERSE HERITAGE.

$50K - $100K
2016

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art provides exhibitions, education, publications, collections, and related public programs. The company was founded by Grace McCann on January 18, 1935 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Political Donations
$2,000
2018

Representative from Washington's 5th Congressional District

$2,000
2012
$2,500
2012

Representative from Massachusetts's 4th Congressional District

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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson purchases MetraTech Corp. from Accel Partners LLC, Net Market Partners, Vesbridge Partners LLC

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Awards & Honors
Western Governors University
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