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Chris Allen


Picture of Chris AllenA professional software architect and engineer for over 15 years, Chris led the team that reverse engineered RTMP, Adobe Flash’s video streaming protocol launching the open source server Red5. A couple of years later he started Infrared5 in 2007 with his wife, Rebecca, and technical co-founder, Dominick, to respond to the demand for custom software built on Red5. In the last few years, the company has launched a proprietary version, Red5 Pro that enables live realtime streaming capabilities at huge scale. Chris co-authored the book "The Essential Guide to Open Source Flash", and is a leader in the open source community. He regularly presents at startup, and technology and interactive conferences worldwide.

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