Accel Partners scoops up Gibson

Venture capital firm Accel Partners has hired Martin Gibson venture partner in the firm’s London office.

Gibson was previously a with Atlas focusing on IT investments. He left Atlas earlier this year as a part of the firm’s restructuring following the firm’s eighth fund failing to meet its target.

Gibson is the second ex-Atlas employee to be hired by Accel. Sonali de Rycker was hired 18 months ago after leaving Atlas.