Brian Wallace is a Managing Director of Access Venture Partners, a venture capital fund investing in early stage technology companies. Since 1992, Brian has worked extensively with early stage technology companies and in venture capital finance as an attorney, investor and venture capitalist. He has worked with the Access team since 1999, and joined Access Venture Partners in 2005.
Prior to joining Access Venture Partners, Brian was a partner with the law firm Fairfield and Woods in Denver, Colorado, where he chaired the firm’s corporate department and specialized in working with early stage companies in corporate and securities law and venture capital financings. Brian worked in corporate finance and accounting with Electronic Data Systems in Dallas, Texas and Europe. Brian also had a brief stint in Washington, D.C., working on the Patent, Copyright and Trademark subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee for U.S. Senator Dennis DeConcinni from Arizona.
Brian serves on the Boards of Directors of Dizzion (virtualized endpoint/cloud based end user computing); Kapost (content marketing platform); Pawngo (online pawn brokerage) and Board observer at Alces Technology. Brian was formerly a director or observer with Firehole Technologies (acquired by Autodesk), Jabber (acquired by Cisco), Rebit (acquired by Carbonite) and T3 Media (acquired by Shamrock).
Brian received his law degree, magna cum laude, in 1992 from the University of Arizona and a B.S. degree in Business Finance, magna cum laude, in 1988 from the University of Arizona.