Andrew is the CEO of AeroFlexx and Serial CEO for Innventure. He brings with him extensive experience in entrepreneurial environments having spent the last 10 years within 3 different venture-backed technology start-ups that included value-add exits such as an IPO and a trade sale to a strategic partner.
Previous to joining AeroFlexx, Andrew was the CEO of Cobalt Technologies and CCO of Synata Bio where he led both organizations through significant M&A transactions. Across the board, Andrew has led results-oriented teams to innovative solutions resulting in significant savings to the bottom line. He thrives on adapting and molding high growth, entrepreneurial organizations despite rapid changing environments. Andrew’s venture experience is highlighted by deploying a systematic commercialization process that accelerates development timelines while reducing and/or retiring scale-up risk within disruptive technology platforms.
Andrew’s career began at BP Chemicals, Inc, a Global Energy company. He parlayed his success at BP into various other senior level and executive roles in complex and dynamic organizations that spanned various functions including Manufacturing, Operations, R&D, Business Development, Fuel and Chemical Supply and Risk Management, and Finance Leadership across industries that include Oil and Gas, Commodity and Speciality Chemicals, Supply Chain and Consulting.
Andrew received both his MBA and MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toledo. He earned his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Findlay, with a dual major in Environmental Management and Mathematics with a minor in Chemistry.