Allen is a solutions architect with Citrix Systems focusing on joint technical solutions with industry infrastructure partners as well as project lead for reference architectures on Citrix Tech Zone. He is a passionate IT professional, Citrix evangelist, creative problem-solver and public speaker. Allen has held several roles at Citrix since 2007 on teams including services, readiness, product management and product marketing interacting with customers and partners in various capacities. He holds a bachelor of science degree in computer information systems from Nova Southeastern University and numerous Citrix and industry certifications. In his free time, Allen enjoys exploring new places at home and abroad, outdoor activities and digital photography. Follow him on Twitter @TekGuyAllen.