CHRISTOPHER S. ALLEN, CPA is the Chief Financial Officer at ValueAct Capital. Mr. Allen joined ValueAct Capital in April 2007 as the Accounting Manager and was promoted to Vice President of Finance in January 2013. Prior to joining ValueAct Capital, Mr. Allen was an Accounting Manager at Blum Capital Partners (“Blum”) where he was responsible for partnership accounting, performance reporting, database management and operational trading. Prior to Blum, Mr. Allen worked as a Partnership Accountant for RS Investments. He has a B.A. from Texas A&M University, an M.B.A. from San Francisco State University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.