Jon Funk is the founder of Ocean Road Partners and has been a professional venture capitalist for over 30 years.
He serves as a Venture Partner for Allegis Capital, and was a Managing Director from Allegis' founding in 1996 until 2007, opening and managing the Santa Monica office.
He directed several of Allegis Capital's most successful investments, including Sandpiper Networks, Rent.Com, Shopzilla and ClariPhy Communications, all southern California companies which collectively produced over $2 billion in enterprise value for investors in Allegis funds.
Jon is a Lecturer and Advisor at the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management. He serves on the Advisory Board of the UC Berkeley College of Engineering Annual Fund, and was awarded the Los Angeles Venture Association Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
Jon was previously a founding General Partner of InterVen Partners. He received an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.