Andy is currently the Vice President of Product Management and Market Development for the Clinical Sequencing Division, responsible for the development and launch of all products related to Ion Torrent NGS systems. Andy began his career at Applied Biosystems UK team in 1994 after completing and undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Liverpool (JM) University and his PhD focused on peptide fragments of Epidermal Growth Factor at Oxford Brooks University. In 1997 he moved to corporate headquarters in California and entered Product Management. During this time Andy was responsible for a number of product lines and launches including the launch of the 7300/7500 and 7500 Fast Real Time PCR Systems , the 3500 and 3500 Dx Genetic Analyzers, eventually becoming the Director of the Capillary Electrophoresis business. Andy joined Ion Torrent in June 2010 during its start-up phase and subsequent purchase by Life Technologies.