Andy has a long career merging business, technology, and data into novel, profitable solutions in the financial and commodities markets. An engineer by training, Andy started his career developing software for spacecraft. For the past 20 years, he has been a serial innovator in financial-information markets. At S&P Global, he built and ran pioneering business platforms in equities, mutual funds, credit, and physical commodities. As Chief Product Officer at S&P Global Platts,  Andy’s teams delivered data and benchmarks to create transparency across the ecosystem of commodity buyers, sellers and traders. Andy realized commodity markets must incorporate deeper contextual information to meet rising ESG-related demands, and joined Xpansiv in 2019 to help the company synthesize technology, data, and new standards to enable buyers and sellers to make more informed decisions about the commodities that power the world.