Former Groupon COO And Yahoo Exec Rob Solomon Joins Accel As Venture Partner

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http://techcrunch.com – Accel Partners is making a big talent announcement today, with former Groupon COO and Yahoo exec Rob Solomon joining the firm as a venture partner. Solomon last served as Accel-backed Groupon’s President and COO. As AllThingsD reported, Solomon left the deals company in 2011. Prior to his time at Groupon, Solomon was a venture partner at Technology Crossover Ventures, which he joined after selling travel search engine SideStep to Kayak for $200 million. Before the Kayak sale, Solomon was the VP of Yahoo Shopping and a member of the company’s executive management team. Solomon also (IT news)