Andrew Badstubner

Executive Summary

Andrew Badstubner is a technology management, software development and product engineering executive with more than 18 years’ experience. He has been instrumental in building product development departments, directing technology implementations, developing business-automation strategies, and cultivating high-functioning teams. Andrew has leadership experience in pre-IPO, public and private equity-backed companies.

Core Competencies:

  • Software Engineering
  • Data Center Strategy
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Relationship Management
  • Trusted Advisor
  • Process Improvement

Experience:

  • Engineered and operated Kabbage’s next-generation financial integration and decision platform, in addition to all internal technology concerns.
  • Led the architecture, development and rollout of the new Kabbage platform, including the international implementation for one of the world’s largest banks.
  • Achieved consistent 99.99% SLAs for availability.
  • Implemented effective and flexible operational controls to not only provide the necessary safety, but to also provide for ever-increasing speed of feature enhancements.
  • Velocity of changes accelerated from 10 changes per month to over 90 changes per month.
  • Tripled the size of the Technology Team, enabled a >50% increase in engineer productivity and managed to a >50% decrease in production defect rate.
  • Led a major security initiative, establishing security policies based on the ISO 27000:2013 standard and achieved third-party certification.
  • Led both internal and external product development, automation, operations and typical enterprise software implementation teams.
  • VP of Product Development at ista North America, holding several leadership roles at Cbeyond (joining before they had revenue, staying until $450MM annual revenues), CTO of Kabbage, Inc.
  • S. in Finance from Binghamton University and a MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.