David Allen

Silicon Valley

David Allen has over 20 years of investor relations experience with NYSE- and NASDAQ-listed technology companies focused on driving shareholder value through proactive two-way communications between the investment community and corporate executive teams. David’s ability to communicate a company’s business drivers to Wall Street and to gauge investor perceptions enables executive teams and their board of directors to fine-tune their communications and attract and retain an optimal shareholder base.

Drawing upon a broad financial management experience as a former CFO, treasurer, and head of FP&A and Investor Relations functions with strong analytical and communication skills, David has established and headed up the pre and post IPO IR function, managed IPO and analyst day events, coordinated and participated in NDRs, significantly expanded sell-side coverage, and implemented successful buy-side targeting programs for multiple companies. David’s capital market track record also includes raising debt and equity under a variety of corporate and market conditions for small-cap, mid-cap and Fortune 500 companies.

David earned an MBA degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BA degree in Economics from Binghamton University. He is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), Association of Financial Professionals (AFP), Rotary International and Chair of Silicon Valley NIRI’s Networking Industry IRO group.


Darrow Associates is an award-winning investor relations and financial communications consultancy with team members located nationwide.

Darrow Associates is an award-winning investor relations and financial communications consultancy with team members located nationwide.