Road warrior: Theresia Gouw Ranzetta

How the Accel Partners executive keeps her cool on two coasts.

On the road again
On the road again
New York City's tech scene is finally getting some love from Silicon Valley: Not only has serious startup capital been flowing east, but in January top Palo Alto-based VC firm Accel Partners opened a Gotham branch to oversee its 17 New York portfolio companies. Leading the charge is partner Theresia Gouw Ranzetta, a 12-year veteran of Accel and a onetime management consultant, for whom being on the road 100 days a year is nothing new. We caught up with Ranzetta, 43, on her most recent New York jaunt to find out how she manages her bicoastal life.

This article is from the July 25, 2011 issue of Fortune.
By Jessica Shambora, writer-reporter - Last updated October 20 2011: 11:22 AM ET
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