Andrew is the Founder and CEO of Clearbanc and was previously the President of Bionym, makers of the Nymi – the heartwave sensing wristband used for seamless authentication. In this role, he was responsible for all aspects of go-to-market including platform, business development, marketing and fundraising.
Prior to joining Bionym, Andrew was the Chief Operating Officer of Toronto-based Top Hat, the leading mobile learning platform for the classroom. In his 2 years with the company, Andrew led the efforts to raise over $10M in financing, opened offices in San Francisco and Chicago, grew the organization to over 80 employees, and secured strategic partnerships with the world’s largest education companies.
Andrew began his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company’s media practice after studying Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Andrew left McKinsey to enter the startup world, leading the sales, marketing and business development efforts of Andreessen-Horowitz-backed Top Prospect – a referral-based social recruitment startup based in San Francisco. He is a frequent contributor on entrepreneurship and technology to publications including VentureBeat, Mashable, Business Insider, VC Journal, The Globe & Mail, Techvibes and the Toronto Standard.