About Andrew

Andrew has dedicated his career to creating a more effective and efficient social sector by developing data tools that help organizations improve their impact. He is the founder of Big Elephant Studios, a technology and data consulting firm for nonprofits and philanthropy, and the CoFounder of BrightHive, a startup focused on data sharing technology and infrastructure for the social sector.  

Additionally, Andrew started Data Analysts for Social Good, a professional organization for individuals interested in how data, technology, and analytics are changing the social sector. Through this work Andrew hosts webinars, classes, and an annual conference attracting hundreds of leaders from around the world.

Previously Andrew was the founding Executive Director or Uptake.org, founder of the consulting firm Impact Lab, Associate Director at the Center for Data Science & Public Policy at The University of Chicago; Manager, Director of Impact Measurement & Data Storytelling at Groupon; and Director of Research & Analytics at the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. In all these roles Andrew has helped develop teams dedicated to using data to further the impact of the social sector.

Andrew is an internationally recognized speaker on issues of data and philanthropy speaking at conferences around the world. He is a member of the Board of Directors at Ingenuity Inc. and Chairman of the Board at 10k Windows.