Robert Allen was formerly the Director of a Greenwich, CT based family office and venture capital firm. There he led deal origination and asset management and was the principal liaison between the firm and its portfolio companies. He worked closely with the individual companies to drive growth and customer adoption. Included in his responsibilities was leading corporate and business development for a 200-acre industrial complex and Class I rail terminal in central New York specializing in material handling and storage for the oil & gas sector. Prior to that, Robert worked and lived abroad in Seoul, Korea where he was part of the Samsung Group’s internal strategy group, specializing in renewable and conventional energy.

Robert earned a Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Environmental Management from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina as well as a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, PA.