John Allan


Meet John Allan

John’s focus is on building world-class teams around founding CEOs who are leading companies that have global impact.  He works with select founders for years to bring on board his/her COO, CFO and entire VP Suite.

Consumer/Mobile, Space-Tech, Ag-Tech, Clean-Tech, and other mechanical/engineering advances are where he likes to spend his time.

He began his career in the Private Client Group at Merrill Lynch and is a graduate of Butler University.


John has helped to build the senior executive teams at portfolio companies including:

  • Amplify Education
  • Ausra (acquired by AREVA)
  • BigBand Networks (IPO)
  • Bloom Energy
  • Credible Behavioral Health
  • Euclid Analytics
  • Flat World Knowledge
  • Genius
  • Good Technology (acquired by Motorola)
  • goTenna
  • Guidespark
  • HomeRun (acquired by Rearden Commerce)
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Imaging Advantage (acquired by Envision Healthcare)
  • Imperva (IPO)
  • InfusionSoft
  • iSkoot (acquired by Qualcomm)
  • Jana Mobile
  • Jawbone
  • Kiva Microfunds
  • LendingHome
  • Lookout
  • MetroMile
  • OpenSky
  • OrderAhead
  • Outright (acquired by GoDaddy)
  • Pacific Biosciences (IPO)
  • Phylagen
  • Plenty
  • Prezi
  • Renaissance Learning
  • Streetlight Data
  • Skyfire (acquired by Opera Software)
  • Tablet
  • Tagged
  • Tellme Networks (acquired by Microsoft)
  • VigLink
  • ZocDoc