Allie founded Advantage Labs in 2004 and never let go of the idea that it should be possible to create a sustainable business module that supports open source development while helping people solve everyday problems.
Allie has been an open source developer and advocate since 2001. She has worked on several open source applications, including 3 years of extensive development and participation in the Drupal project. Through her hosting and services work, she has provided active sponsorship and education in local communities, and now works on education, infrastructure and open source development at Advantage Labs. Prior to this, Allie was the the team manager of web development for a major online brokerage, which taught her to apply enterprise business strategies to sustainable community participation.