Andrew has two decades experience helping innovative organizations move from ideation to impact through legal expertise, government relations and public policy acumen, operational excellence, and partnership development. He spent the first 16 years of his career as a Silicon Valley-based attorney at several global law firms, focusing on intellectual property litigation and strategy, as well as other commercial matters and political law. In 2013, President Obama appointed him Chief of Staff at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, America’s innovation agency, overseeing a staff of over 12,000, a $3 plus billion annual budget, agency operations, and public policy efforts and engagement with the innovation community around the world. After leaving the Administration and prior to joining PresenceLearning, he served as General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer at Shuddle, a pioneering ridesharing-for-kids service. Andrew graduated with honors and distinction from Stanford University and magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.