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Meet our Leadership

Empowering our team to make a difference and leading us in our shared mission of revolutionizing integration while advancing critical technologies and improving lives.

Chris Allport headshot

Chris Allport is a specialist in realizing concepts into advanced prototypes. He has a proven track record with numerous aspects of aerospace industry: from leading the development of standards to hands-on software development and integration. Throughout his professional career, Allport has been called upon to lend his expertise to myriad interoperability activities. In earlier years, these efforts were met with simple, point solutions, intended to solve the problem at hand. However, as the years have progressed and challenges have become more sophisticated, he has had to develop more sophisticated solutions to a variety of integration challenges. Allport earned a BS in Electrical Engineering, a BS in Computer Engineering, and an MS in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University.

Chris Allport

Co-Founder & President

Gordon Hunt headshot

Gordon Hunt is a co-founder of Skayl. His focus is on system of systems integration and semantic data architectures which enable increased systems flexibility, interoperability, and cyber security. Hunt’s experience in building real systems with current and emerging infrastructure technologies is extensive. His technical expertise spans embedded systems, distributed real-time systems, data modeling and data science, system architecture, and robotics & controls. He is a recognized expert in industry on Open Architecture and data-centric systems and as a regular author and presenter, he speaks frequently on modern combat-system and command and control architectures. As a CAPT Engineering Duty Officer in the US Navy, he supports combat system development and system integration scalability challenges. Hunt earned his BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University and his MS in Aerospace Engineering & Robotics from Stanford University.

Gordon Hunt

Co-Founder & Vice President

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