Rich Wong

Director-Stanford Venture Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rich Wong

Rich Wong

Director-Stanford Venture Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Overview
Career Highlights

Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group

RelSci Relationships

8252

Number of Boards

27

Birthday

1969

Age

50

Number of Awards

5

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General Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at Accel Partners LLC

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Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Chief Operating Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at Atlassian Corp. Plc

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Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director at Atlassian Corp. Plc

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Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Chief Financial Officer at Accel Partners LLC

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Director-Stanford Venture Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Managing Director at Cancer Commons

Cancer Commons aims to provide patients and their physicians with the knowledge needed to select the best available therapies and trials, and to continuously update that knowledge based on each patient’s response.

Education
Masters in Management
Class of 1992

MIT Sloan School of Management is the business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT Sloan offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs, as well as non-degree executive education. Its largest program is its full-time MBA, which is one of the most selective in the world, with students from more than 60 countries every year, and ranked #1 in more subjects than any other MBA program.

BS Materials Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Memberships
Founder and Chair
Current

To develop and foster adoption of anti-abuse best practices and industry collaboration relating to messaging, malware and mobile anti-abuse based on published papers, technical white paper and committee work.

Career History
Executive Officer, Director
2014 - Current
General Partner
2006 - 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.

Accel, Partner
Current

Servicechannel.Com, Inc. provides web-based solutions. Its solutions include explore by topic, explore by industry and ingear analytics. The firm evolved their products to the cloud, initially offering retail and restaurant chains online access to a comprehensive database of service information and performance metrics. The company has locations in Albertson, Brooklyn, London and New York. Servicechannel.Com was founded by Steven Gottfried and Serge Lubensky in 1999 and is headquartered in Albertson, NY.

Boards & Committees
Executive Officer, Director
Current
Director
Prior - 2014

GetJar Networks Ltd. develops mobile applications. It operates an open mobile application store content directly to consumers. The company was founded on August 22, 2007 and is headquartered in Crowthorne, the United Kingdom.

Director
2012 - 2014

Dealer Dot Com, Inc. designs and develops websites and web-based business management tools for the automotive industry. Its products include advertising, websites, managed services and certified services. The company was founded by Mark Bonfigli, Richard Gibbs and Michael Lane in 1998 and is headquartered in Burlington, VT.

Member, Board of Directors
Current
Political Donations
$2,000
2012
$1,818
2011
$2,222
2010
Transactions
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Microsoft Corporation purchases TouchType Ltd. from Accel Partners LLC, Octopus Ventures Ltd., Cambridge Capital Ltd., Index Ventures SA

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Accel XII LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Accel Growth Fund II Strategic Partners LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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GetJar, Inc. provides mobile phone software applications. It offers new app recommendations for customer every day and gives free upgrades and unlocks in favorite apps and games. The company has offices in Lithuania, the United Kingdom and the United States. GetJar was founded by Ilja Laursas in January 2004 and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Rank #66
2015
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #24
2014
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #86
2013
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Events
Speaker
Cavallo Point-San Francisco, CA
2014 Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit

The program will look at the hunt for the future of money, mobile, design and the technologies that are reshaping industries

Speaker
San Francisco, CA, United States
2012 TechCrunch Disrupt (San Francisco)

Speaker
Aspen, CO, United States
2012 Fortune Brainstorm TECH

Conference for the global leaders of the digital world

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