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Andy Terrel

Entrepreneur • Advisor Austin, Texas Area, US

Chief Technology Officer, Fashion Metric. and President, NumFOCUS Foundation. University of Chicago grad.

Chief Technology Officer, Fashion Metric. and President, NumFOCUS Foundation. University of Chicago grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Data Science
  • Back End Engineering
  • Product
I have an idea that I'm exploring
Not currently looking for a cofounder

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Data Science
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Product

Involved In

Advisor

Continuum Analytics
Continuum Analytics, Inc.
NumFOCUS Foundation
NumFOCUS Foundation
KindHealth
Continuum Analytics, Inc.

Positions

Chief Technology Officer Fashion Metric June 2015 - present
Board Member NumFOCUS Foundation January 2013 - present
Advisor KindHealth June 2016 - present
Managing Director - Austin FounderDating July 2016 - present
Chief Science Officer Continuum Analytics, Inc. November 2013 - June 2015
Research Associate Scientist The University of Texas at Austin March 2013 - November 2013
HPC Advisor Continuum Analytics, Inc. January 2012 - November 2013
Research Associate Scientist Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) October 2011 - March 2013
Scientific Software Developer Enthought April 2011 - October 2011
Postdoctoral Fellow Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) April 2010 - April 2011
Graduate Student - Computer Science University of Chicago September 2004 - April 2010
Givens Fellow Argonne National Laboratory 2009 - 2009
Visiting Research Assistant TU Delft June 2008 - December 2008
Programmer/Consultant Econnectix (now Kove, Inc) March 2007 - July 2008
System Administrator -- Computer Science Department University of Chicago January 2007 - June 2008
Intern Sandia National Laboratories June 2006 - September 2006

Education

The University of Chicago Computer Sciences 2004 - 2010
Texas Tech University Physics and Mathematics 2000 - 2004

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Financial Services
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Higher Education

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Python • Product strategy • Data Science • High performance computing • Technical Leadership

Key Accomplishments

In academia, I worked on numerical applications in high performance computing. This has branched out to building out distributed scalable applications for a range of industries including finance, oil and gas, and big data.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I'm very curious and interested in lots of ideas, with a passion for getting things done. I interact with people well, but am pretty straight forward about details. I have a pretty large network in the Python community and enjoy being a part of it.

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Jordan Lewis
We worked together at Econnectix
Andy's a smart guy with a track record of good work. He's got great ideas and the ability to execute on them.
Jonathan Riehl
We worked together
Andy combines an astounding breadth of knowledge, and depth of insight, with the necessary drive to bring new ideas to market.
Aron Ahmadia
We worked together
Andy has world-class knowledge of large-scale distributed computing with high level languages and technologies. He is a terrific asset to a ... ny organization.
David Ezrailson
They're my advisor: Sociometri Inc.  •  Cofounder, Sociometri Inc.. Previously Senior Account Executive, Business Wire. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
The minute you meet Andy, you can tell he is smart as whip. Not only does he have extensive knowledge in his field but he is willing to shar ... e and teach that knowledge to the lay-person (myself) Andy was instrumental in helping my company find the right path from a technological standpoint. I am sure that in any Founder role he would be a valuable member of the team.
Travis Oliphant
We worked together  •  CEO and co-Founder, Continuum Analytics, Inc. and Founder and Chairman of the Board, NumFocus Inc.. Brigham Young grad. Brigham Young grad.
He understands not only the depth of technology but also what makes different parts of it relevant and important. He is also no non-sense a ... nd will be straight up.
Andrew Donoho
Developer: Spot marks the taX™ Nexus Tracker, Python Analytics Software Strategist: Mobile & Enterprise Software UT-Austin, Physics
Andy understands Big Data and scientific processing technologies. He also understands when to use them or other techniques. Andy can keep a ... young CTO grounded and focussed on the task at hand.

David Ezrailson
Cofounder, Sociometri Inc.. Previously Senior Account Executive, Business Wire. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
David is a smart entrepreneur with an amazing grasp of the tech world. I think meeting with David helped me learn more in an hour than most ... books on the matter. He is passionate and he cares about creating products that will change the world.

Travis Oliphant
CEO and co-Founder, Continuum Analytics, Inc. and Founder and Chairman of the Board, NumFocus Inc.. Brigham Young grad. Brigham Young grad.
Travis is a proven leader of a strong community of technologists using Python. He has excelled at building businesses based on open source t ... echnologies, starting foundations, and running a community of dedicated professionals. Travis brings a heightened level of accomplishment to every project he is a part of and is a dedicated, passionate founder.

Virgilia K. Pruthi
Product at Amazon, Bazaarvoice, WeightWatchers. Entrepreneur at heart, previously GenJuice (acquired).

Virgilia K. Pruthi
Product at Amazon, Bazaarvoice, WeightWatchers. Entrepreneur at heart, previously GenJuice (acquired).