Partner and Managing Director, Capricorn Investment Group
Capricorn Investment Group is an investment firm founded to demonstrate that it is possible to invest profitably while driving sustainable positive change. Capricorn manages about $5 billion in assets for Jeff Skoll, the Skoll Foundation, and others who strive for extraordinary investment results by leveraging market forces to accelerate large scale impact. Alan is a Partner and Managing Director and serves on the Investment Committee. Alan oversees Capricorn’s multi-asset class portfolio of investments in Asia and emerging markets as well as Capricorn’s global venture portfolio. Alan joined Capricorn Investment Group in 2003. Prior to Capricorn, Alan was at DFJ New England, an early-stage venture capital firm. Previous to that, Alan was at Montgomery Securities advising technology companies on corporate finance. Alan received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S.E. from Duke University, graduating cum laude with a triple major in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Art History. Alan is a CFA charterholder and is fluent in Chinese. Alan serves on the boards of Sunpreme, Suminter India Organics and Agrica. Alan has also been involved in other investments including Sagent Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:SGNT) and Mendel Biotechnology. In addition, Alan also serves on the investment advisory committees of a number of investment funds.