Carrie Walsh has over 15 years of experience in the venture capital industry. As a Managing Director with SVB’s Accelerator, Carrie leads a team that leverages the bank’s deep experience and relationships with the venture community in ways that help Founders and CEOs of emerging technology, cleantech, and life science companies succeed. SVB Accelerator provides strartup and VC clients with access to high end programming and targeted introductions that work to create a mutually beneficial ecosystem that's unparalleled in the technology banking industry today.
Previously, Carrie was a Partner at a leading transatlantic executive recruitment firm where she built out executive teams and boards for venture-backed technology portfolio companies. Prior to that, Carrie was the Vice Consul for IT & Communications at UK Trade & Investment and the British Consulate, where she led a nationwide team working with US venture funds and their technology portfolio companies to drive inward investment to the UK and to promote British trade abroad.
Carrie’s experience also includes work at two venture funds, Red Rock Capital and Brad Peery Capital, where she was Director and Vice President of Strategic Development. Prior to her invest-side experience, Carrie was a record-breaking executive at VentureOne, a leading industry research firm, and at Teletrac, a venture-backed mobile solution provider optimizing the service delivery process.
Carrie is a currently an Executive Board Advisor for the Computer History Museum.