Kintera Advisory Board



Allen Gruber, M.D.
Kintera, Inc.
Executive VP, Operations
9605 Scranton Road
Suite 240
San Diego, CA 92121
  - BA, University of Pennsylvania
- MD, University of Pennsylvania
- Neurology, Washington University
- Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

Snapshot of Relevant Experience

4 Years      Work Within Non-Profit/Non-Commercial Sector
6 Years      Policy Analysis and Development
15 Years    Business Operations
6 Years      Internet Industry Experience




Kintera, Inc.
San Diego, CA
1999 – Present

Executive Vice President of Operations, Co-Founder and Board Member
Dr. Allen Gruber helped to establish Kintera, Inc. as the leading Internet marketing services provider offering nonprofit organizations advanced web-based solutions to help raise awareness and funds. Kintera’s services, highlighted by its proprietary “Friends Asking Friends™” technology, leverage the power of the Internet to enrich user experiences when interacting with nonprofit organizations. The company’s end-to-end Internet solutions meld with traditional fundraising to enhance donor recruitment, cultivation and stewardship programs.

Internet Industry Experience

  • Kintera, Inc. Founder 1999. Board member and Executive Vice President 2000. Internet Fundraising Company.
  • INTERVU, Inc. Founder 1995. Board member 1995-1996. Internet video delivery company. Listed on NASDAQ. Sold in 2000 to Akamai Technologies, Inc. for $2.8 Billion.
  • Inventor of numerous Internet-related patent applications
  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (“IEEE”) and American Association for Artificial Intelligence.

Medical Experience
San Antonio, Texas

Board certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (Neurology), Dr. Gruber owned a neurology practice, and served on the faculty of the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. He also managed the Bexar County Adult Neurology Clinic and the nonprofit Regional Epilepsy Center in south Texas.

  • Conducted research on ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, electromyography and drug addiction
  • Consultant for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas 1995-2000.
  • Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Department of Medicine (Neurology), 1984-1986
  • Established Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Clinic at the University of Texas, and served as Medical Director