John Locke

John Locke joined Accel in 2009 and helps lead the firm’s growth fund.

He focuses on consumer and SaaS companies. John is the lead investor and board member in SeatGeek, GoFundMe, Wyzant, Invoice2Go, Pond5, QMC Telecom, and The Zebra. John’s also on the board of Tenable.

He works closely with the teams at CrowdStrike and WorldRemit and formerly, Lightspeed (acquired by CDPQ), Braintree/Venmo (acquired by PayPal) and OzForex (public).

John grew up in Ashland, Ohio and graduated from Princeton.