Allen Adham is an Egyptian American businessman, who along with Michael Morhaime and Frank Pearce, was one of three co-founders of the video game developer Silicon & Synapse in 1991. In 1994, the company changed its name to Blizzard Entertainment, and is currently a subsidiary of the American company Activision Blizzard. Adham was involved in the creation of The Lost Vikings, RPM Racing, Rock n' Roll Racing, Warcraft: Orcs & Humans, StarCraft, and most notably as the lead designer for World of Warcraft.
He received his bachelor's degree in 1990 from UCLA.
In 2004, Adham left Blizzard to found Tenfold Capital Partners, a quantitative hedge fund, but he remains a consultant to Blizzard.