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 Anchor, Away Travel, Gametime, HotelTonight and Luma, as well as disruptive software-as-a-services businesses Amino, Duetto and Narvar.
He joined Accel from Battery Ventures, where as a General Partner he led investments in companies like Dollar Shave Club (acquired by Unilever), BazaarVoice (public), Coupa (public), Skullcandy (public) and TradeKing (acquired by Ally). 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.