Head of Technology
Andrew Courter has over 10 years of experience as a software engineer, team lead, and software consultant. As the Head of Technology his goal is to build great teams that use best practices in Extreme Programming (XP) and User Centered Design to develop joyous software for users.
Prior to joining Meritize, Andrew built software across several industries including defense, airline travel, healthcare, finance, and media. He got his first taste of the benefits of XP while working at the American Thrombosis and Hemostatis Network (ATHN). Andrew then worked as a Staff Software Engineer for Pivotal Labs, an agile software development consulting firm, before founding the EarthVectors consultancy, where he helped clients realize significant cost savings and increase development speed through the implementation of XP practices.
Andrew holds a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Texas Tech University.