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Kirk Allen

Kirk is an investor and adviser focused on effective management and leadership. He is currently developing Alignment Theory, with the objective of empowering individuals and groups to fulfill their potential. Previously, Kirk co-led the re-founding of Rose Park Advisors, originally a hedge fund manager, as a venture capital firm, built the team and organization, developed the Disruptive Investing strategy, and managed the firm and its Disruptive Innovation Fund and affiliated funds. He has led investments in companies including Gusto, Seek Thermal, and ProcessUnity, and has supported investments in companies including Coupang, HireVue, and Artemis Health. His other professional experiences include management consulting at Bain & Company.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Kirk holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Masters in Public Policy with a Concentration in Leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Colby College, where he earned a BA in economics and played basketball.