Mr Axel Bichara
Axel Bichara is a Partner in the technology group. He joined Atlas Venture in 1993 and focuses on software investments. Before coming to Atlas Venture, he was Vice President of Product Development at Premise, a venture-backed software company which he co-founded in 1987. Premise was acquired by Computervision in 1991. Axel was lead investor in SolidWorks, a mechanical design automation software company that was acquired by Dassault Systemes. He also participated as first round lead investor in SpeechWorks where he served on the board through the IPO and the sale to ScanSoft/Nuance. Axel serves on the board of Phase Forward (IPO in July 2004) where he was the first round lead investor. Axel currently serves on the boards of Atlas portfolio companies CLK Design Automation, Cloudswitch, EnglishCentral, Extend Media, Globoforce, Marathon Technologies, NaviNet, OwnerIQ, Salu, and VideoIQ.
Axel holds an MBA from INSEAD, a Master of Science degree from MIT and a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University Berlin.
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