Allison Clift-Jennings (co-founder and CEO) has charted Filament's course since Filament's inception in 2012. With an engineering background in both hardware and software as well as experience with startups in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City, she is well suited to understanding and leading both the business and technical aspects of Filament's industrial IoT platform. In addition to her role at Filament, Allison serves on the Computer Science & Engineering advisory board at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her personal interests lie in systems theory, permaculture, and analog music synthesizers.