Jeremy Allaire

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Jeremy D. Allaire
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Citizenship United States
Alma mater Macalester College
Occupation Serial Internet Entrepreneur
Employer Circle
Known for Creating the web development tool ColdFusion; co-founder of Allaire Corporation; former CTO at Macromedia involved in creating the Macromedia MX (Adobe Flash) platform; former Entrepreneur-in-Residence at General Catalyst Partners; former CEO of Brightcove; current CEO of Circle
Title CEO
Awards Entrepreneur Of The Year™

In 1995 Jeremy D. Allaire co-founded Allaire Corporation with his brother JJ Allaire, creating the web development language ColdFusion. When Macromedia acquired Allaire Corporation in March 2001, Mr. Allaire became Chief Technology Officer. At Macromedia, Allaire helped create the Macromedia MX (Flash) platform. He left Macromedia in February 2003 to join venture capital firm General Catalyst as Entrepreneur-in-Residence.[1]

In 2004, Allaire founded Brightcove, an online video platform company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He served as Brightcove CEO until stepping down in 2013.[2]

He now runs a Bitcoin start up in Boston, Circle Internet Financial.[3]


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