Donald K. AllenDirector of Portfolio Technology
Don joined Summit Partners in 2016. As a member of Summit’s Peak Performance Group, he works with management teams to identify and execute growth strategies that build long-term value, with a focus on technology infrastructure, security, and scalability engagements.
Prior to Summit, Don was the Senior Director of Technical Operations for zulily, where he worked directly with the CIO to scale the infrastructure and technical compliance areas of the business as it grew from a startup to a public company. Prior to zulily, Don held similar technical leadership positions with drugstore.com (acquired by Walgreens), ONYX software (acquired by Consona) and Costco. Don began his career in the United States Navy.
Don holds a BS in computer science from the University of Maryland and an MS in computer information systems management from the University of Maryland’s Graduate School of Management Technology.