Ping joined Accel in 2004 and focuses primarily on Information Technology Infrastructure and Digital Media platforms. His specific areas of interest also include cloud computing (see below), datacenter virtualization, distributed data management/storage, internet datacenter scalability and gaming. He currently is an investor/Board Member of BitTorrent, Cloudera, Ludic Labs, Mochi Media, Mu Dynamics, Raptr, Verivue and YuMe; and he is actively involved in Imperva. Ping was also responsible for Accel’s investment in Reactivity (acquired by Cisco).
Prior to Accel, Ping worked at Juniper Networks as a Senior Product Line Manager for their flagship M-series router products, as well as Director of Corporate Development. Ping was actively involved in Juniper’s multi-billion dollar acquisition of Netscreen Technologies and led all subsequent security and routing product and R&D integration activities. He also served as a strategy consultant for Mckinsey & Company, advising technology clients in their growth strategies.
Ping has extensive international experience as well. At Singapore Telecom, he served directly for the executive management team in operating and investing in Asian growth opportunities. Prior to SingTel, Ping worked at Goldman Sachs Asia, transacting technology IPOs and M&A. Ping continues to be active internationally by working closely with Oak Pacific Interactive (Xiaonei) and IDG-Accel China Fund.
Ping holds an A.B. from Harvard University, with honors, and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.