Andy is a 20-year veteran of the biotech industry and brings extensive experience in life sciences and consumer product development. He is currently the Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer at Atlast Food Co. and Chief Marketing Officer at Ecovative.
Most recently, Andy was Senior Vice President of Intrexon (now Precigen), a leader in the application of synthetic biology across a broad range of market segments.
Prior to joining Intrexon, Andy co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Biological & Popular Culture, Inc. (BioPop), a global consumer biotechnology company selling products in more than 20 countries. BioPop created an original consumer product category by merging natural biological processes with art and design principles.
Andy’s work has been featured in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, sold at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and covered by The New York Times, Wired and Fast Company among others.
Prior to BioPop, Andy was Director of Business Development at Cellectis where he led deal development for genome customization products and services. He also held sales and business development positions at ThermoFisher, Sigma-Aldrich, Invitrogen and Research Genetics.
Andy holds a bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.