Allen joined CōLab as Managing Partner in 2020 to lead the agency from seed to scale, with particular emphasis on Strategy and Operations. Allen is also an investment Partner at WestCap, CōLab’s strategic partner.
Prior to CōLab, Allen held several executive positions across Wall Street and Silicon Valley, including Sonos, where he was Chief of Staff to the CEO and Vice President of multiple divisions in Marketing, Partnerships and Research and Development. Before Sonos, Allen led Product Marketing at Airbnb and was a General Manager on Airbnb Experiences. Allen started his career in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs and is also a Google alumnus, having worked in a variety of sales, brand management and business development roles across Search, YouTube and Android.
Allen has a B.A. in Journalism and a double minor in Jazz Studies and Artistic Entrepreneurship from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Santa Barbara Symphony, the Sound Board at American Express and as Executive Chairman for his former startup creative agency, Camp Digital.