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Peter Fenton

Peter Fenton General Partner @ Benchmark Capital

Peter Fenton joined Benchmark in 2006 after spending seven years as a partner with Accel Partners. Current Board Seats: Cockroach Labs, Docker, EngineYard, Elasticsearch, Hortonworks (IPO: HDP), Lithium, New Relic (IPO: NEWR), Optimizely, Quip (acquired by Salesforce) Revinate, Twitter (IPO: TWTR), Yelp (IPO: YELP), Zendesk (IPO: ZEN), Zenly, and Zuora.

Previous Investments: Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), FriendFeed (acquired by Facebook), JBoss (acquired by RedHat), Reactivity (acquired by Cisco), SpringSource (acquired by VMWare), Terracotta (acquired by Software AG), Wily Technology (acquired by CA), Xensource (acquired by Citrix), and Zimbra (acquired by Yahoo!).

Education: MBA from Stanford Business School; BA from Stanford University.

Peter is married with 3 kids and lives in San Francisco. He is also on the boards of the San Francisco Opera and the California Academy of Sciences.