September 21, 2014
Andy Nickerson is responsible for business development efforts at Aerovel. He has twenty years of business experience with cutting edge technology startups. Prior to joining Aerovel, Andy was co-founder of SmartDrive and spent almost ten years with the firm. SmartDrive is an innovator in driver risk management and employs over 300 people. Andy founded GLOBAL GEOdata, a brokerage that provided geospatial data to telecomm companies during the global wireless network build out. He started his career with Earth Resource Mapping, an image processing software vendor for earth science applications that was acquired by Leica Geosystems. He specializes in developing and maintaining solid long-term relationships with clients and partners. Andy holds a BS in forest management from the University of Vermont and is based in San Diego, CA.