Andy has spent the last 15 years as CEO of multiple successful startups, Director of Strategy at Intel Corporation, and advisor to the U.S. White House on the future of jobs and engineering talent. The common thread in all of these positions is his passion to drive the future of work in a global, interconnected society. Andy passionately believes that by enabling high-skill job growth, we can raise the standard of living across the globe. He received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Illinois and a MBA from Rice University.
Alan is responsible for the company’s finance, administration, human resources and legal organizations. He has more than twenty five years of financial experience, leading both public and private companies through growth and organizational change. After an extensive banking career at a predecessor of JPMorgan Chase, Alan has been the CFO of four companies: Paragon Trade Brands, Inc; MobileAria, Inc; Axis Systems; Inc and Navis, LLC. Prior to joining Engine Yard, Alan was CFO of Navis, LLC, a private company specializing in software systems for operating large marine terminals and distribution centers throughout the world. Alan holds a B.S./B.A. in finance from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. in finance from New York University.
Shawn Hermann is General Manager at Engine Yard. His career in technology spans over 15 years in roles from Network Specialist to Assistant Vice President. Having spent time in numerous industries, including Financial Services, Shawn brings a unique perspective to supporting cloud based solutions. His wide breadth of skills has enabled Engine Yard to methodically build a remote, world class and global team that spends each day supporting cloud technologies from the cloud.