Andy Shah brings more than 18 years of technology leadership and executive management experience to Permission.io. He has grown both emerging and Fortune 500 technology companies. Prior to Permission.io, he was the Chief Technology Officer of an Austin based startup company where he was responsible for building cloud based advertisement platform that connects target end users and advertisers. Andy also served as a AVP of Software & Technology for Westell Inc (NYSE:WSTL) where he innovated and built the patented HomeCloud technology based product and platform, that securely protects, shares and synchronizes end users personal data with permission-based sharing to various online services. The HomeCloud platform also supported building and distributing 3rd party developer’s application using HomeCloud SDK and API. Andy also served as a Director of Engineering & Project Management for Sears Holding Corp (NYSE:SHLD). He additionally held the Sr. Software Engineering Manager position in VC based startup company Cleversafe Inc (Acquired by IBM for $1.3 Billion dollars). Prior to Cleversafe, he also occupied various technical roles as a Solution Architect, Software Architect and Software Engineer at Motorola Inc. Andy has a dual M.S. degree in Computer Science and Chemical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. He has also published several white papers and held several US Patents.