Allen is a co-founder of UAS Colorado. He also serves as the President/CEO of Reference Technologies Inc., Lafayette, Colorado where he is the architect of the company’s Hybrid Unmanned Aerial Systems, and ground-based robotics solutions. He started up multiple companies including VisionTEK, a leading mobile software applications company focused on the law enforcement market, and Automated Storage Inc, a robotics-based data storage company. He is a reserve volunteer with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and serves on the SWAT Tech Team. He is an Air Force veteran and pilot with a 2nd class medical certificate and 5,000 hours of pilot in command experience.