Session Information

Tuesday, May 17th, 10:30–11:10am

TRACK 4: Entrepreneurship and Investment

Venture Capital Perspectives on Retail and Consumer Investing: Part 1

Brian O'Malley
Partner, Accel
Brian O'Malley joined Accel in 2013 and spearheads Accel's work with next-generation marketplaces and consumer-focused companies.

He led the firm's investments in Amino, Gametime, HotelTonight, Shuddle and Sprig, as well as disruptive software-as-a-services businesses, Duetto and Narvar.

He joined Accel from Battery Ventures, where as a general partner he led investments in companies like Dollar Shave Club, BazaarVoice (public), BrightEdge, Coupa and Skullcandy (public). Prior to Battery, Brian led sales efforts and built some of the first web service-based API integrations for Bowstreet, Inc. (acquired by IBM). He started his career as a developer for Motorola.

Brian lived in eight cities, five states and two countries before the age of 18. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.