Studio X Appoints Jeff Allyn as General Manager | State

AUSTIN, TX, January 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Studio X, a global innovation studio reimagining the future of work in energy exploration, today announced the appointment of Jeff Allen as general manager.

Allyn brings over 25 years of experience in leadership roles, driving the expansion of startups and large business units. Most recently, Allyn served as Vice President of Operations at Simpler Trading, a leading trading community with over 200 years of combined market experience. Prior to Simpler Trading, Allyn served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Board of NXT, Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) of Carnegie Technologies and LocationSmart, as well as President of Locaid Technologies.

“Jeff brings the right kind of innovative background and digital technology background for a growing company like ours,” said Francesco Menapace, Managing Director of Exploration Technology at Shell. “We are very happy to welcome him and look forward to great things to come.”

Allyn’s experience taking companies to new heights, coupled with his passionate leadership style, has put him at the perfect pace for Studio X innovators challenging the R&D status quo and launching products innovations with the aim of reinventing energy exploration. the November 2021 The launch of the “Go With the Flow” tool is an example of the type of products the company and the future of crowdsourcing technology has to offer.

“I am honored and thrilled to have been selected to lead Studio X through our next phase of growth,” Allyn said. “I look forward to working with the team to build on an already incredible foundation. Together, we will evolve global exploration and the technology-fueled energy space to seize the huge opportunity before us. “

Allyn succeeds Paul Genbergwho served as interim CEO for January 2021 and is now a product manager at Studio X.

About Studio X

Studio X launched in September 2020 with three products focused specifically on energy exploration and discovery: Xeek, XCover and SixLab. By providing software tools, on-demand work, award-winning challenges, mentorship opportunities and more to energy innovators, we believe we can fuel big ideas, connect a distributed network of global experts with work opportunities distance learning and bold crowdsourcing solutions to turn today’s ideas into cutting-edge tools for tomorrow. For more information, visit

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