Theresia Gouw

Theresia was responsible for several of Accel’s investments which have had successful acquisitions or IPO exits including AdECN (MSFT), CRS Retail Systems (EPIC), Interlace Systems (ORCL), Imperva (IMPV), Kosmix (WMT), PeopleSupport (PSPT), Xoopit (YHOO) and Zimbra (YHOO). Theresia was part of the (WMT) investment team, and she currently serves on the board of directors of several private companies in both the consumer Internet (Birchbox, Glam Media, Hotel Tonight, LearnVest,ModCloth, Trulia (IPO)) and security sectors (Imperva,TRUSTe,).

Theresia focuses primarily on Internet and software investments with specific interest in social commerce, vertical media, security, and consumer internet/mobile apps.

Theresia serves as a Trustee on Brown University’sCorporation Board, on the board of directors of and as a member of The Stanford GSB Trust and DAPER Investment Fund.

Theresia has contributed to, The NYTimes, The Wall Street Journal, appeared on CNBC’s Women in Power series, Bloomberg TV, andFox TV. Read Theresia’s presentations and articles: an overview presentation on Accel’s Digital Media Portfolio, a profile of Theresia from The New Valley Girls article in Fortune Magazine, and her opinion piece for