Studio X Names Jeff Allyn as Chief Executive Officer


Studio X Team


March 21, 2022

We’re thrilled to welcome the next stage of growth for Studio X with Jeff Allyn at the helm.

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Studio X is excited to announce the appointment of Jeff Allyn as our Chief Executive Officer!

For more than 25 years, Allyn has been taking companies to new heights. His extensive experience in leadership roles includes driving the expansion of multiple startups and large business units. Most recently, Allyn served as Vice President of Operations at Simpler Trading, a premier trading community with over 200 years of combined market experience. Prior to Simpler Trading, Allyn served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at NXT Board, Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Carnegie Technologies and LocationSmart, as well as President of Locaid Technologies. 

“Jeff brings the right kind of innovative background and digital tech experience for a burgeoning company like ours.” said Francesco Menapace, General Manager of Exploration Technology at Shell. “We’re very excited to welcome him and look forward to great things ahead.” 

Allyn’s passionate leadership style is an ideal fit for the innovators at Studio X, who are challenging the R&D status quo and launching breakthrough products that reimagine exploration. Studio X is shaping the future of crowdsourced technology, and Allyn is the perfect leader to help us transform the industry.

“I am humbled and excited to have been selected to lead Studio X into our next phase of growth” said Allyn. “I look forward to working with the team to build on an already incredible foundation. Together we will evolve the global exploration and energy space fueled by technology, to capture the enormous opportunity before us.” 

Allyn succeeds Paul Genberg, who has been filling in as interim CEO since January and is now Head of Product. We’re eager to see where Allyn’s leadership takes us, as well as the entire Studio X community. Please welcome him on our LinkedIn page.