Grant Allen is a corporate VC with ABB Technology Ventures (ATV), the investment arm of ABB (NYSE: ABB), a $50B power and automation technology company. Grant focuses on disruptive energy and industrial companies and has led investments in Industrial Defender (acq. by Lockheed Martin), Validus DC Systems (acq. by ABB), Persimmon Technologies, Scotrenewables and TaKaDu. Previously, Grant was with Core Capital Partners, a $350M venture fund, and Microsoft in their Mobile & Embedded Devices division. He is also a founding member of NextGen Angels and has invested personally in over two dozen private companies including Uber, Alibaba, LivingSocial, AltSpace VR, EquityZen and Munchery through his family office, Keybridge. He holds an engineering degree from Duke University and an MBA from The Wharton School.