Andrew is a freelance writer, technology professional, and self-professed nerd who has a deep passion for learning and sharing. He earned a BA degree in History and Political Science from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, but these days his main area of expertise is technology.
Andrew has been tinkering with computers his entire life, and this has fueled his thirst for all topics surrounding technology.
Work for Apple
Right out of college Andrew began working for Apple Inc. He would coordinate with Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, CA and train new employees in hardware, software, and services. In addition to these responsibilities, Andrew helped create customer workshops that covered topics like:
- OS operation
- Cloud services
- Professional applications
Work for Extron Electronics
After leaving Apple, Andrew began working for Extron Electronics. At Extron, Andrew created instructional, customer-facing web content and technical documentation that helped customers with advanced features like Extron's proprietary control programming language and commercial audio DSP optimization.
Work Dolby Laboratories
Andrew is currently Vice President of the Communications Business Group at Dolby Laboratories. His work there involves expanding the company's technology in the communications market.
Board Games Aficionado
Andrew first started playing board games when he was a young boy. A couple of nights a week he would join his family to play classic board games like Life, Monopoly, Risk, and Yahtzee. This early love of games led him to start playing Magic: The Gathering, Talisman, and modern-day classics like:
- Star Wars: Imperial Assault
- Lord of the Rings: The Card Game
- X-Wing Miniatures
- Android: Netrunner
Keep Up With Andrew Border
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