An entrepreneurial technology executive with over 35 years of operating and financial experience, Andy Astor joined Nephros in early 2017 and currently serves as Chief Operating and Financial Officer. He was previously President and CFO of OpenSCG, a software technology firm that was acquired in 2018 by Amazon Web Services. From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Astor was Managing Director at Synechron, a global consultancy with over $500 million in annual revenue. From 2009 to 2013, he was Vice President, Technology at Asurion, where he led a 1,000-staff software development division. From 2004 to 2008, he was co-founder and CEO of EnterpriseDB, an open source software startup for which he raised over $25 million in venture capital and spearheaded a strategic partnership with IBM. From 2002 to 2004 Mr. Astor was Vice President of Web Services Strategy at webMethods, a publicly traded company that was subsequently acquired by Software AG for $546 million. While at webMethods Mr. Astor also served on the Board of Directors of the Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I). Prior to that he spent several years as Vice President of Transactional Products at Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB), and held various roles at Ernst & Young, MCI Systemhouse, and American Management Systems. Mr. Astor received his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Clark University and his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.