Allen Hurff

Allen Hurff
Founder, SoCal Incubator

Allen Hurff is the Vice President of Engineering. He has been working at the world’s most popular social networking and lifestyle portal since it was a privately owned start-up. In his position, Allen oversees the engineering and the overall development direction of MySpace as it matures into a company with global reach.

Allen joined MySpace in March 2005 with only 12 developers still located in Santa Monica, California. Allen has grown the engineering and quality assurance organization to over 250 employees now located in Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, Atlanta, London, and Australia.

Before MySpace, I has worked at TRW, Unisys, AltaVista, Shopping.com, Experian, and private consulting. Allen Hurff continues to be a key influential player in the ongoing success and growth of MySpace.

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Location: San Diego Ballroom B
Dan Farber (CNET Networks), Joseph Smarr (Google), David Lavenda (WorkLight), Allen Hurff (SoCal Incubator), Ben Metcalfe (Swordfish Corp / DataPortability.org)
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