Andrew Underhill has 20+ years of broad experience spanning business development, solution development, and professional services in the United States and Europe.
He launched his career as an application developer in manufacturing and healthcare enterprises, rapidly advancing through solution design, analysis, program management, and client account management and operations roles to gain technical, business, and resource management expertise. He was appointed Chief Technical and Operating Officer of Wise Systems, a leading Healthcare Software and Services company. in 1997. There, he directed company operations for 9 years, managing prime accounts and relationships with industry partners. Through this, he helped deploy complex enterprise wide solutions into 40 hospitals.
After moving to the United States in January 2006, he served as the Director of Product Planning for Applied Visual Sciences, a medical and security imaging company. His awareness and vision were instrumental for strategic initiatives, supporting marketing, expansion planning, solution architecture, and business partnering driving forward solutions for the Global Healthcare and Security Industry. The results of his efforts are utilized across the industry, including in key products from leading vendors that are found in hundreds of hospitals and airports around the world.
Mr. Underhill joins GovernmentCIO from Systems Made Simple, A Lockheed Martin Company, where he served as lead Solution Engineer, Chief Technologist, and Technical Account Manager. He architected solutions for over $800M, while contributing to $1.4B of business won with the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Mr. Underhill is an advocate of Interoperability and Standards development. He previously served as a member of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), Health Level Seven (HL7), and Digital Image Communication in Medicine (DICOM). Additionally, he was instrumental in the development of the new and sister Digital Imaging Communication (DICOS) Standard for the security industry, where he worked as a co-editor and workgroup chairman for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association Standard efforts.
Mr. Underhill holds a Masters Certificate in Healthcare Leadership from Cornell University, studied Business and Management at the City of Bath College, Electronics and Electrical engineering at Norton Radstock College, and Communications and Engineering Drawing at Norton Hill Math and Computing College.