Kirk Bowman

Former Sales Leader

Equallogic, VMWare, Parametric Technology Corporation

Kirk Bowman joined Accel in 2011 and helps Accel’s portfolio companies build leading sales efforts and cultures.

Most recently, he was a sales executive at Equallogic, which was acquired by Dell Inc. in 2008 for $1.4 billion. In the 20 years prior to Equallogic, Kirk held sales executive and general management positions at several category defining companies, including VMware, Inktomi, Model N, Object Design and Parametric Technology Corporation. 

He currently serves on the board of Atlassian, Code42, Sookasa, Couchbase, Grovo, Semmle and Delphix.  

Kirk graduated from Northwestern University and is a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he teaches a course in building and managing professional sales organizations.