Andrew Swerdlow is pioneer in technology development, leading cutting-edge software projects across multiple disciplines. During his leadership at Google, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube, he’s been awarded more than thirty-five patents.
In addition to possessing deep experience building and leading globally-distributed software teams of 100-plus engineers, Swerdlow is known as a passionate leader with a knack for caring for his team members while unlocking team productivity. His team’s work has reached billions of users across multiple products.
Swerdlow earned his BSc, and MSc from University of Victoria, as well as another MSc from Drexel University along with SAPM certification from Stanford University.
Despite his multiple professional accomplishments, Swerdlow is most proud of his mentorship to the next generation of leaders, guidance to entrepreneurs and startups, cofounding of the San Francisco-based experiences incubator called The Laundry, and his family.
“This book both challenges tech leaders to ask hard questions, and equips them with the knowledge and emotional framework to make lasting change.”
former White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services