Brooks Robinson

Brooks Robinson is an Operating Principal at Accel-KKR.

Prior to joining Accel-KKR, Brooks was an Operating Advisor working with portfolio companies of technology-focused private equity firms to accelerate go-to-market.

From 2000 to 2021, he held leadership positions (including Co-founder, Board Director, CEO, President, CRO, and CMO) at companies in B2B SaaS, eCommerce enablement, and IT applications. Over the course of his operating career, he built strategic partnerships with Adobe (Magento), Cisco, Microsoft, Shopify, and others.

Brooks was a co-founder of Cbeyond where he led the sales, marketing, partnership, and product management teams as well as the company’s M&A activity. Over the course of his 11-year tenure, Cbeyond grew annual revenue from $0 to $110 million in the first 4 years, achieved $1.2 billion enterprise value post IPO and reached $480 million in annual revenue.

Early in his career, Brooks worked in strategy and private equity consulting for CSMG and Deloitte Consulting.

Brooks earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering and Management Science from the University of Waterloo where he played for the varsity rugby team.