From the Geothermal Resources Council
Allen is the CEO of YourCRO, LLC, a consulting firm focused on strategic solutions for energy markets and other industries. He is the former CEO of GeoTek Energy, LLC, the developer of ThermalDrive and other patents relating to closed-loop well technology. Under Allen’s leadership as CEO of GeoTek, the company migrated its innovative geothermal technology from utility-focused power production into a disruptive paradigm-changing technology for the oil and gas industry.
As the former CEO of Turbo Trac USA, Allen commercialized energy efficient, infinitely variable transmission technology from the automotive industry to industrial oil well pumping systems. As the CEO of Paice/MP2 HEV Corporation, he licensed HEV patents to automotive OEMs and commercialized the technology in the heavy truck and business market. Allen held executive positions in many automotive industry companies including: GloPex, Inc., an online trading portal for automotive parts; The Compliance Group, a developer of automotive passenger safety systems; Nicator, collision repair equipment; and the Volvo Penta Division of Volvo North America. As an author and moderator, Allen writes a blog called Entrepreneurs’ Failure Fighter.
Allen earned his B.S. in Engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.