Allen is the CEO at Fitbod. Prior to Fitbod, Allen was a VP of Quantitative Trading Strategies at BNP Paribas where he wrote high-frequency and portfolio optimization strategies. Allen dropped out of in the Mathematics of Finance, M.A. program at Columbia to build Fitbod. He holds a B.A. Computer Science and Engineering from UCLA, where he was two-time Captain of UCLA Rugby Team. He remains an avid fitness hobbyist.