Andrew’s 26-year venture capital career has focused on emerging technologies. He joined Walden International in 1994 and holds investments in well over 30 companies across the U.S. and Asia.
Prior to this, he was president of Chemical Technologies Ventures. He was also a management consultant at Strategic Planning Associates and Booz Allen Hamilton. Earlier in his career, he was a research scientist at Systems Planning Corporation. He has a ScB from Brown University and an MBA from University of Virginia.
Learning from Entrepreneurs who are the experts in their industry. It’s like drinking from a fire hose!
The Prize. It’s a book by Daniel Yergin about the history of the oil industry. Fascinating read about something that in retrospect, I really knew nothing about, nor had an appreciation of its complexities, both technically and geopolitically. Yergin has written a couple books since, but nothing beats the oozing expertise of The Prize.
“You can’t beat ethernet.” It’s not only a statement about the power of standards and ubiquity, but also about the relentless improvement of technology, from the previously unheard of speeds of 3 Mbps to the current 300 Gbps.
Hang out with my family and my dog. A dog is truly man’s best friend.