Allen Morgan is an active, early-stage private investor and startup company advisor. In addition, he is the Managing Director, New Ventures Group, at Idealab in Pasadena, California (www.idealab.com), and a Venture Advisor at Mayfield Fund (www.mayfield.com), where he was a Managing Director for 12 years. His principal investment focus is on start-ups in the area of consumer internet services (both consumer-facing and infrastructure), interactive entertainment, online advertising and new media. Prior to joining Mayfield in 1999, he was a partner with two Silicon Valley law firms, Latham & Watkins and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He earned an undergraduate degree (summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) from Dartmouth College, a second bachelor's degree and master's degree from Oxford University (Christ Church) and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.