Allen is a seasoned consultant and FileMaker Certified developer, focused on helping clients build applications to improve their business information systems and work efficiency. Prior to focusing on FileMaker development and integration, he held roles as a tech-industry Product Manager, a Producer for a mobile video game company, and founder of a podcast production business.
Allen has been an innovator in the FileMaker development field, creating several tools and methodologies to improve development processes as well as the scalability, reliability, and future expandability of solutions. He has led development across a wide range of vertical markets and solution categories, including:
- Production & project management
- Inventory management
- CRM / invoicing / proposal automation
- Asset management (digital and physical)
- Mobile applications
- Data analytics
Allen prides himself on getting to the core of business problems his clients are trying to solve, and has designed and developed solutions for many large organizations including a leading Hollywood animation studio, a multinational toy & gaming company, one of the largest metropolitan police departments, along with countless small and medium-sized businesses.
Outside of work, Allen pursues a range of other interests. He is a West Coast Swing dancer, who competes in the highest amateur division. He also enjoys entrepreneurship, cryptocurrency, mobile app development, and most things tech-related. Allen is a BSA Eagle Scout and has a Bachelor of Science in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as certifications in Information Technology and Product Management.