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Robert Allen

Vice President of Investments

As Vice President of Investments at Evok Innovations, Robert oversees deal flow and assists in portfolio company engagement and integration with Evok’s funding partners.


Robert is active on the boards of the following Evok portfolio companies: ARIX Technologies, Rotoliptic Technologies, SensorUp, and Expeto.


Prior to Evok, Robert was a Director of a Greenwich, CT, based family office and venture capital firm. There he led deal origination, asset management, and was the principal liaison between the firm and its portfolio companies. Included in his responsibilities was managing 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.


In 2011, Robert relocated in Seoul, Korea, where he worked as a Project Leader within Samsung Group’s internal strategy division, with a speciality in renewable and conventional energy.


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