Akkadian Ventures, a secondary investment VC firm, has hired Mike Gridley as a managing director. He will be the firm’s second investing partner and a member of its Investment Committee with co-founder Ben Black. Mr. Gridley has experience in the venture capital secondary markets, having been part of the founding team of Industry Ventures, where he served as a managing director since 2004. He led Industry’s investments in companies like Facebook, Twitter, Pandora and LifeLock, among others. Prior to Industry, he worked at BV Capital, where he sourced, structured and managed direct venture investments.