Barry Fidelman is a venture partner of FKA (the technology team formerly at Atlas Venture).
Prior to joining Atlas in 1988, Barry worked in executive positions for three venture backed startups, each of which completed successful IPOs. At Apollo Computer he served as vice president of worldwide sales, marketing and services, growing revenue from $3 million to $300 million in 4 years, and subsequently, as president of the international division of Alliant Computer. Before that, Barry served as the first sales engineer at Data General and spent six years in Paris, where he was responsible for managing European operations from inception to $100 million in revenues and 1,000 employees before returning to the U.S. as general manager of Data General’s information systems division. Barry started his career at Fairchild Semiconductor in Silicon Valley.
Barry has served on the boards of Isilon Systems, which completed an IPO and was later acquired by EMC; Icera, which was acquired by NVIDIA; Arbor Networks, which was acquired by Techtronix; Ubiquisys which was acquired by Cisco; and VideoIQ which was acquired by Avigilon. He was a founding investor in GeoTel, which completed an IPO and was later acquired by Cisco; Revit, which was acquired by Autodesk; Vermeer, which was acquired by Microsoft; and PCs Compleat, which was acquired by COMPUSA. Barry has also served on the boards of Castle Networks, acquired by Siemens; Omnia Communications, acquired by Ciena Corp.; FutureTense, acquired by OpenMarket; and Chipcom Europe, which completed an IPO and was later sold to 3COM.
Barry received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in electrical engineering from MIT.