Mr. Klaassen brings more than three decades of energy industry successes to his role as Founder and CEO of Allegro Development. Since founding Allegro in 1984, Mr. Klaassen has spearheaded development of Allegro energy trading, transport and risk management software through seven generations. His vision has led to integrated, real-time application solutions that deliver compelling advantages to companies throughout the energy value chain, from production to consumption. Mr. Klaassen pursues a three-pronged management approach: maintain a balance of evolution and innovation; practice consistency and customer focus; and provide solutions that deliver a measurable return on investment. This approach has guided Allegro through two decades of stable profitability, a rare achievement in a highly cyclical industry. The company’s ever-expanding customer base includes the world’s largest energy companies.