Allen Pike's Resume

Allen is a technical product leader who runs Steamclock Software in Vancouver, podcasts, and writes – among other things.

Work History

Steamclock Software, CEO and Co-founder, 2010 - present

  • Founded and grew a profitable consulting studio from 2 to 16 people
  • Led teams that have shipped dozens of top-notch iOS and Android apps
  • Hired and developed a team of skilled designers, developers, and leaders
  • Wrote Swift, did UX design, and managed projects as we built our team
  • Guides culture, strategy, finances, hiring, and product

Royal Pixel Service, Co-founder, 2018 - present

  • Leads a small team doing prototyping and research for new products
  • Led development of Two Spies, a highly rated mobile game featured by Apple

Apple, Software Engineer, 2008 - 2010

  • Worked on the iWork team (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)
  • Wrote JavaScript for the first single-page iWork web product
  • Wrote Objective-C for iWork ’09 for Mac and iWork for iPad

Discovery Software, Software Developer, 2003 - 2008

  • Wrote and iterated a custom CRM system using PHP and SQL
  • Developed a web-based memorization product in JavaScript
  • Handled consulting projects, performed QA, and various other hats

Self Employed, Web Contractor, 2003

Uniserve, CS Rep and intranet developer, 2001 - 2003

Radical Entertainment, Work experience student, 2001

Independent Work

  • Writes a blog about tech and product that has been read >1M times
  • Hosted and produced three podcasts, including It Shipped That Way
  • Hosted and spoke at various technical meetups and conferences
  • Developed a variety of games and side projects
  • Taught the 4th year Web Applications course for SFU Computing Science


SFU, B.Sc. Computing Science, 2003 - 2008

UCFV, CIS Program, 2002 - 2003

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