Jim Breyer

Accel Parters’ Jim Breyer, one of the most highly regarded venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, joined the board of Dell today, fueling speculation about new directions for the computer maker.

Mr Breyer’s other boards include top retailer Wal-Mart, which would be an ideal spot from which to sell computers indirectly, and Facebook, which is a part of many conversations about where end-user trends are heading. Read more