Mr. Kevin Efrusy serves as Partner at Accel. His background is primarily as an entrepreneur and operating executive. Kevin joined Accel in 2003. He served two stints as an entrepreneur when he started Corio, an ASP/SaaS pioneer that went public on Nasdaq and was acquired by IBM in 2005. Prior to his entrepreneurial career, Kevin worked at Zip2 and Bain & Company. Kevin focuses primarily on consumer Internet services and next generation business software, and he also is responsible for much of the firm's efforts in Brazil and Latin America. Within consumer services, he serves on the boards of Medio Systems and CAN Capital. He formerly served on the board of Groupon. Kevin also sourced Accel's investment in Facebook. Within next-generation business software he serves on the boards of Couchbase and MemSQL. In Brazil/Latin America, Kevin led the firm's investments in Despegar, Mind Lab, Baby.com.br and Elo7. Prior boards and investments include Terracotta, Xensource, SpringSource and BBN Technologies (acquired by Raytheon). Kevin has an MSEE, BSEE and BA in Economics all from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller scholar. He is also an Angel Investor.