Peter specializes in information technologies with a focus on communications, electronics and software infrastructure and is a member of the advisory group to NEA’s Management Committee. His active portfolio company is Force10 Networks. Past investments include Accelerated Networks (Occam), Alteon WebSystems (Nortel), Berkeley Networks (FORE Systems), Carrier Access, Clarify (Nortel), Cybermedia (Network Associates), Cyras Systems (CIENA), Fibex Systems (Cisco), Gadzoox, iAsiaWorks, IronPort Systems, Juniper Networks, Packeteer, Tasman Networks (Cisco), Tele Atlas, Troika Networks and Virata (Globespan). Prior to joining NEA in 1992, he was a General Manager at Telebit, and prior to that he was with Montgomery Securities and Bain and Co. He has been honored numerous times by Forbes magazine as one of the most successful venture capitalists in America. Peter received his Masters in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.