Alan is a partner focusing on an array of AI-enabled health tech, energy, security, and enterprise opportunities transforming industries. In addition to his board roles, he works across our portfolio on product/market fit, go-to-market strategy, and executive leadership development, and led DCVC’s successful exits at Element AI, Evolv (Nasdaq: EVLV), and Caption Health.
Alan has been a successful entrepreneur, technology executive, and board member for over 25 years for a range of iconic companies, including DCVC-backed Illumio, Nicira (acquired by VMware), Airespace (acquired by Cisco), Cisco (where he led the $25 billion enterprise marketing and solutions organization), General Growth Properties, and IBM. He has authored over 200 articles, undertaken over 1,000 press interviews, and delivered over 100 keynotes at industry conferences. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from SUNY Buffalo, a master’s degree in English from the University of Vermont, a master’s degree in international affairs and economics from the American University School of International Service, and an MBA from New York University.
In addition to his DCVC responsibilities, he is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Secure Community Network, a mentor at the NYU-backed Endless Frontier Lab, and an adviser to Black Women on Boards.