Eric Wolford is from New York and joined Accel in 2014. Eric spent years in a variety of product and management roles at FastForward Networks, Inktomi, and most recently, at Riverbed where he was president of the products group. There, he oversaw the growth of Riverbed’s flagship WAN optimization and app acceleration platforms, which grew to be a $1B+ business. He leverages his deep infrastructure and IT experience by working with founders across the enterprise stack, from next-gen analytics platforms like Jut, to emerging cloud security and threat detection companies like Netskope and Vectra. Eric co-leads the Accel Tech Council, and also serves on the board at BitTorrent.
Eric holds a B.S. from Pepperdine and an M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business.