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Paul Allen


Paul Allen is an adjunct professor in the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering, Department of Software Engineering.

Paul Allen is a Senior Programmer Analyst at Florida SouthWestern State College in the Office of Information Technology. Mr. Allen has over 25 years of software engineering experience, working for private and public organizations as a developer, manager, and trainer. Mr. Allen previously worked as an assistant director and programmer analyst at Florida Gulf Coast University 2003 – 2017, as a developer at the Lee County Tax Collectors Office, a software engineer at Fischer International Systems Corporation in Naples, and as a programmer and analyst at several other private and family businesses. Mr. Allen is a retired Chief Warrant Officer III from the Florida Army National Guard with 23 years of service as a helicopter pilot. He primarily served as a MEDEVAC pilot in air ambulance units and had one combat tour in Iraq, and numerous activations for hurricanes, floods, and other humanitarian and state operations.