Artifact Details

Title

Swartz, Jim oral history

Catalog Number

102746859

Type

Moving image

Date

2013-10-15

Participants

Dennis, Eric, Media Producer; Videographer
Hollar, John C., Interviewer
Swartz, Jim, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, California

Duration

02:00:24

Format

MOV

Copyright Holder

Computer History Museum

Description

Jim Swartz founded Accel Partners with Arthur Patterson in 1983. Entering a fifth decade in venture capital he enjoys working with start-up teams that are defining new industries. In addition, he works with the Accel London team as a founder/mentor of Accel's European business. Before founding Accel Partners, Jim was founding General Partner of Adler & Company, which he started with Fred Adler in 1978 after his tenure as a Vice President of Citicorp Venture Capital. Early in his career Jim worked as a management consultant, entering the venture capital industry in 1972. A long time industry leader, Jim is former Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association and a 2007 recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Jim is a graduate of Harvard University with a concentration in engineering sciences and applied physics and holds a MS in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Category

Oral history

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X6985.2014
 

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