Allison Mnookin is a Senior Lecturer of Business Administration in the Technology and Operations Management (TOM) Unit at the Harvard Business School. She currently teaches the first-year MBA TOM course and co-leads the HBS Startup Bootcamp. In addition, she has taught the elective course Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise (BSSE) and FIELD Global Immersion courses in the required MBA curriculum.
Ms. Mnookin brings two decades of experience as a technology executive for successful cloud and business software companies. She most recently was CEO of Quick Base Inc. and currently serves on the company’s Board of Directors. At Quick Base, Allison was responsible for setting the business strategy and overseeing a client base of more than 500,000 business subscribers, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100.
Prior to Quick Base, Allison held several leadership positions at Intuit. Most notably, she served as vice president and general manager of a $500M portfolio of small business products, including QuickBooks, which served more than 3 million small businesses at the time. Allison was also instrumental in the early formation and growth of Quicken Loans.
Allison currently serves on the Board of Directors of LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA), a Fortune 500 firm that provides an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisory services to independent financial advisors, and Bill.com (NYSE: BILL), a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates back-office financial processes for small and mid-sized businesses. She previously served on the Board of Directors of Fleetmatics, (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of fleet management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, prior to the company’s profitable sale to Verizon for $2.4 billion.
Allison was a longtime Collaborative Gain member and helped Phyl Terry develop some of the key concepts in the book Never Search Alone. She holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an AB with honors from Harvard College.