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Founder Series with Co-founder of Othot
August 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
This is an Online Event.
Entre is bringing Founder Interview Series showcasing Live talks with Founders & CEOs discussing the Business, Growth & Network Collaborations.
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm EST: Founder Interview + Q&A
Adjunct Professor of Analytics and Entrepreneurship and Executive-In-Residence, University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
Andy and Team founded Othot– an AI-driven Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics company that helps organizations predict, understand and change the future. Othot deploys a proprietary machine learning process and leverages state of the art data mining and analytics tools to develop and sustain “Explainable AI” programs for institutions of higher education clients. Andy is also a Senior Advisor and Faculty member of the International Institute of Analytics – the leading research and advisory organization in the field of data analytics.
Since 2014 Andy has been an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship and Analytics and an Executive-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 students into leaders in the development and deployment business analytics strategies and programs. He is also on the advisory board of Pitt’s Master of Science in Quantitative Economics degree program – an intensive program that prepares students to inform economic decision making with sophisticated data analysis. Andy has also been on the Katz Board of Visitors since 2010.
One of Andy’s greatest passions is building teams that win but that also enable the individuals to reach their potential. Leadership, innovation, vision and ethics are the values he instills in his teams and these are the basic ideals of his actions and communications.
He has been a keynote/guest speaker for the National Academy of Sciences, University of Pittsburgh CBA Commencement, Bayer Material Science Innovation Day, University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) Startup Weekend, Pitt Big Idea Contest (twice) and many others. The topics of his talks include innovation, new venture creation and growth, and international competitiveness. Andy is a regular guest lecturer at Pitt and CMU (where he was an Adjunct Professor of entrepreneurship in the 2000’s).
He holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh with a concentration in Marketing and Finance and a B.S. in Accounting from Penn State and in 2003 completed the Carnegie Mellon University Entrepreneurial Management Program. Andy began his professional career at Deloitte and since 1996 has been a C-level executive (including twice as founding CEO) for five entrepreneurial ventures.
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