Derek J. Allen is a graduate of Howard University’s School of Communications. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Derek has spent the last 20 years in the field of media production, in the Washington, DC area.

As the owner of Silhouette Media, a multimedia production company, Mr. Allen has contributed to numerous independent films, commercials, television shows, documentaries, corporate, and industrial projects as well as played an integral role in the development and launch of numerous web properties.