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Joe Schoendorf

Joe Schoendorf has been active in high-technology industries for over 50 years. He has been with Accel Partners a leading global venture fund for 30 years. Today he assists our portfolio management in establishing significant strategic global relationships in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

He and his wife Nancy, who has been with MDV Ventures for nearly 25 years (formerly Managing Partner) also spend time as angel investors in Silicon Valley.

Schoendorf is a member World Economic Forum. He has served on its Foundation Board of Directors and also the Executive Committee of the Forum as well on its USA Board.

Previously, Schoendorf was the VP of marketing for Apple Computer. Before that, he was EVP for worldwide sales and marketing for Ungermann-Bass and a member of the Office of the President. Prior to that, he was the CEO of Industrial Networking, a joint venture of Ungermann-Bass and General Electric. He spent his first eighteen years in the valley at Hewlett-Packard, where he held many senior marketing and sales positions in the computer business including General Manager of Global Accounts and General Manager for Computer Business Development.

He was an early investor and served on the Board of Macromedia, Veritas and other Accel portfolio companies.

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