Allison Wing, President
...Allison Wing, PresidentMs. Wing is a strategic leader and decision-maker with a solid record of leading business units, both within and across multiple functions, to deliver exceptional business results.Wing
has general management, operations, brand management, marketing, sales and business development experience in technology and consumer products companies.Wing
has spent her
career working with start-up, high-growth and turnaround companies, and is particularly strong at managing change.Most recently, Wing was the Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Omniva Corp., a Kleiner Perkins funded security software company.Wing
built the company's first enterprise revenue model resulting in $12 million in venture financing in 2001.In addition, Wing
lead the company out of an R&D stage with a rebranding, the launch of its first enterprise product and the company's first Fortune 500, one-half million dollar sale.Prior to her work with Omniva Corp., Wing was part of a three-member executive team to launch the first-ever, multi-channel (retail, e-commerce, catalog) retailer of branded environmental control products for allergy and asthma, Gazoontite.
Twelve months later Wing
had successfully raised more than $25 million in venture financing, hired a seasoned management team, achieved operating profitability in two of three channels and received national (Wall Street Journal, Business Week
, USA Today) media recognition. Wing
career as a member of the NIKE Inc.
brand management team formed to launch NIKE's
first women's sub-brand, Side One.The launch proved so successful Side One became NIKE Women's new fitness brand.Recruited for a two-member executive corporate development team, Wing
went on to develop and launch a reorganization plan to leverage and grow NIKE's
then almost $1 billion European operations. Wing moved on to work as a turnaround management consultant, where she assumed interim management positions and facilitated revenue analysis, business planning and reengineering for financially distressed companies.Following her experience as a consultant, Wing worked as a corporate and securities attorney in the Silicon Valley.Wing
represented start-up, high-growth and IPO-stage companies, as well venture capital investors and investment banks. A graduate of the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management as well as the Northwestern University School of Law at Northwestern University, Wing earned her MBA and JD with an emphasis in management, finance/securities and marketing.Wing earned her BA in Communications and International Affairs from Lewis & Clark College.Currently, Wing is a member of the Northwestern University School of Law Board, a member of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs, a participant in the FWE "NextGEN CEO" Program and an advisor for several early stage, nonprofit and technology companies.