1938 - Allaire was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on July 21, 1938.
1966 - Graduated from Carnegie-Mellon and joined the Xerox Corporation as a financial analyst.
1983 - Promoted to senior vice president and chief staff officer of Xerox.
1986 - Elected as president and a member of the board.
1990 - Became chief executive of Xerox Corporation.
1991 - Became chairman of Xerox Corporation.
1994 - Became Emeritus at the FIRST (U.S. First) and served as chairman of the board.
1996 - Became a member of the board of Glaxo SmithKline Beecham and Lucent.
2000 - Became Chairman of the Board of the Ford Foundation.
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