Andrew Watkins

President and COO

Andrew is President and COO, of, a platform to connect governments to solutions to make it easier to find, validate and implement technology products and services.  Andrew is responsible for’s relationship with the public sector, product/process integration and all operations.

Prior to, Andrew was the Managing Director of Strategy at UI LABS, an innovation accelerator in Chicago. Upon joining UI LABS, Andrew managed the stand-up and launch of the smart city lab, City Digital (now City Tech Collaborative).

Prior to UI LABS, Andrew was a Senior Manager in the strategy consulting practice at Accenture.  Andrew has an A.B. in Politics from Princeton University. He lives in Chicago with his wife, Molly, and two kids.