Andy’s passions revolve around the intersection of innovation and advanced analytics. The applications of these passions are evident in his focus on new venture creation and helping students discover the joy of entrepreneurship and the massive potential power of data and advanced analytics (AI, ML, PA, etc.).
In 2014, Andy co-founded OThot – a Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics company that helps customers predict, understand, and change the future. OThot deploys a proprietary analytics process and leverages state-of-the-art data mining and analytics tools to develop and maintain managed analytics programs for its customers.
Also in 2014, Andy was appointed an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship and Analytics and an Executive/Entrepreneur In Residence at Pitt Business. His primary responsibilities in these roles include developing and delivering curriculum at the intersection of analytics and entrepreneurship, mentoring students that are creating new ventures, fostering an entrepreneurial environment, and developing a concept for graduates to be leaders in the blossoming business analytics field.