Chris Allen

President and Co-founder at Infrared5

Location
Greater Boston Area
Industry
Computer Software

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Chris Allen's Summary

Chris Allen is an international speaker, software inventor and entrepreneur based in Boston, MA. He co-founded the open source Flash server Red5, where he and his team of volunteers reverse engineered Flash's RTMP protocol. He started the company Infrared5, a technology services company, in 2007 where he serves as its President. He is also an author on The Essential Guide to Open Source Flash from Friends of Ed.

Specialties: Startups, Product Design, Multi-screen Applications, Software Architceture, Games, HTML5, Mobile, Red5, Java

Chris Allen's Experience

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Computer Software industry

June 2010Present (4 years 4 months)

President and Co-founder

Infrared5

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Computer Software industry

January 2007Present (7 years 9 months)

President and CEO

Infrared5

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Computer Software industry

January 2007March 2011 (4 years 3 months)

CTO and Founder

Brass Monkey Inc.

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Computer Software industry

20102010 (less than a year)

Finalist

MassChallenge

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Venture Capital & Private Equity industry

20102010 (less than a year)

Presenter

Flash Conferences

20002009 (9 years)

Senior Software Engineer

Tom Snyder Productions

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

20062007 (1 year)

Co-Project Manager and Java Developer

Red5 Media Server

20052007 (2 years)

Project lead for the Open Source Red5 project.

Software Developer

Massachusetts General Hospital

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

20032005 (2 years)

Web developer

Wildfire Communications

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Media Production industry

20022003 (1 year)

Chris Allen's Skills & Expertise

  1. Red5
  2. Flex
  3. ActionScript
  4. Flash
  5. JavaScript
  6. HTML 5
  7. CSS
  8. Video Games
  9. PureMVC
  10. Android
  11. Game Development
  12. Unity3D
  13. Mobile Applications
  14. OOP
  15. iOS development
  16. User Interface Design
  17. Web Applications
  18. iPhone
  19. Java
  20. User Interface
  21. Objective-C
  22. User Experience
  23. Open Source
  24. Web Development
  25. Subversion
  26. Mobile Games
  27. Git
  28. jQuery
  29. JSON
  30. Game Design
  31. Android Development
  32. PHP
  33. Facebook API
  34. Ruby
  35. Ruby on Rails
  36. XHTML
  37. Node.js
  38. Start-ups
  39. Mobile Product Development
  40. Multi-screen Games
  41. Emerging Technologies
  42. Front-end
  43. MVC
  44. Social Games
  45. Mobile Devices

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Chris Allen's Education

Berklee College of Music

20012006

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