Andy was named President and Chief Executive Officer of the non-profit Waterford.org in 2021 after joining the organization as Chief Operating Officer in 2016. Over the last five years, Waterford has been the recipient of Investing in Innovation (i3), Education Innovation and Research (EIR), Audacious Project at TED, and Studio @ Blue Meridian grants to evaluate and expand its Upstart kindergarten readiness program. Andy started his career in education technology sales and marketing before becoming COO for Pearson’s digital learning business unit and later Senior VP of Digital Product Development for Pearson’s U.S. K-12 curriculum division. More recently, Andy served as CEO at Scientific Learning and then Chief Strategy Officer at Renaissance. Andy holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.