ALLISOn thoreson BHUSRI
Allison is an active early-stage investor. Her primary areas of interest include healthcare and mobile technologies, across both consumer and enterprise. Investments include: BetterUp, Vital Labs, Notable Labs, Oration, RocksBox, Owlet Baby Care, MasteryConnect, and GemShare (acquired by Nextdoor).
Allison has 20 years of business experience in technology, consumer products and finance. Most recently, Allison led product teams in developing and launching new ventures for eBay's Business Incubation Group, focused on social and mobile ecommerce. Prior to eBay, Allison ran the baking chocolate and club channel businesses at the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. Previously, she was a product manager at Netcentives, a marketing technology company. Allison began her career in 1995 as a corporate finance analyst at Morgan Stanley & Co. in the telecom group. She then gained investing experience first at Ripplewood Holdings and later JP Morgan Partners, where she focused on enterprise technology companies. Allison graduated with honors from Dartmouth College and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
In her spare time, Allison serves as an Advisor to Reach Capital and Trustee for Gateway Public Schools.