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Social Web for Social Change
Christopher Allen is a long-time entrepreneur, advisor, technologist and educator whose many ventures center on tools for collaboration & trust, and the facilitation of online communities. As the founder of Consensus Development, Christopher helped develop SSL with Netscape, and is co-author of the IETF TLS internet-draft that is now at the heart of all secure commerce on the World Wide Web.
More recently Christopher has been a startup advisor, an executive coach, founded a multiplayer online game company, and consults for Fortune 500 companies on social web strategy. He has spoken about the social web, collaboration, privacy, and iPhone development at various conferences.
Since 2003 Christopher has been sharing his experience at his blog www.LifeWithAlacrity.com, where he discusses a variety of topics including entrepreneuring, the social web, social media, social software, blogging, groupware, collaboration, group dynamics, rating & ranking systems, online communities, facilitation, internet security, trust, privacy, iphone development, interface design, online game design, and internet tools.
Christopher teaches in the sustainable MBA program at BGI.edu the classes "Using the Social Web for Social Change", "Digital Influence", and is part of the faculty team that designed a totally integrated first-year sustainable business curriculum. He also acts as Director of Collaborative Strategy where he is establishing standards for digital content, ebooks, flipped classroom, online teaching platforms, and is creating a 21st-century cognitive and social pedagogy for hybrid higher education.
Christopher is also co-author of "iOS in Action: Introduction to iPhone and iPad Development", is co-founder and keynote speaker of www.iOSDevCamp.org where he moderates the popular Hackathon Contest, have has produced six iOS games at www.rpg.net/iphone, and is currently producing for the iPad a new platform for non-linear media called Infinite Canvas www.InfiniteCanvasApp.com.
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