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the jStart team

meet the individuals who make jStart® what it is today

Jay Allen
IT Architect, Managing Consultant

Jay's Bio

Jay is an IT Architect on the IBM Emerging Technologies, jStart team. Prior to joining jStart Jay spent 11 years of his IBM career as the lead community architect in IBM developerWorks, pioneering their use of forums, blogs, wikis, chat and the integrated community platform called mydeveloperWorks. Jay works from the IBM lab in Rochester, MN where he lives with his wife Kris and three teenage children.


Areas of Expertise

Jay is a Java developer and architect with many years experience in the development, maintenance and support of large enterprise systems. He's experienced in social business and cloud technologies and am involved in natural language processing and classification, as well as having expertise in IBM WebSphere, DB2, Lotus Connections, Java, mySQL and many open-source frameworks and libraries.

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