JJ Allaire

IRL Name: 
Joseph J. Allaire

Joseph J. Allaire is the creator of ColdFusion Application Server, ColdFusion Markup Language. He co-founded Allaire Corporation with his brother Jeremy Allaire, creating the web development tool ColdFusion. In March 2001, Allaire Corporation was sold to Macromedia where ColdFusion was integrated into the Macromedia MX product line. Macromedia was subsequently acquired by Adobe Systems, which continues to develop and market ColdFusion.


He received his B.A. from Macalester College (St. Paul, MN) in 1991.

He co-founded Onfolio in 2004 with Adam Berrey, former Allaire co-founder and VP of Marketing at Macromedia.