Dr. Andrew Singer is an executive and technologist best known for producing best-selling Macintosh software and hardware. As VP of Product Development and Founder in 1982 of Think Technologies, he created market-leading Macintosh software, including MacPascal, Think C (LightspeedC) and Think Pascal. Following the sale of Think to Symantec, he joined Radius in 1989 as VP of Engineering. Radius went from $18M in revenue to a successful IPO with a $350M market cap in three years. During that period, Radius delivered dozens of products, most notably the Pivot landscape/portrait display.
At Interval Research, a Paul Allen company, Dr. Singer was highly influential in shaping a unique research community throughout its eight-year lifespan. His specific research focused initially on the future of computer-mediated interpersonal communication. Dr. Singer also provided investment due diligence and assistance to Vulcan Ventures, Intervals parent company, including acting as both CTO and CEO of a network hardware startup. From 1998 to 2001, he was project leader of Intervals reconfigurable computing project and CEO of Bitsqueeze, Inc., a startup created to commercialize large-scale reconfigurable computing. Currently, he is CEO of Rapport Incorporated, a company that creates reconfigurable components for handheld wireless information appliances.
Dr. Singer holds a Ph.D. and MS in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts. His Ph.D. work helped define the 7-layer ISO model that modern networks are based upon. He co-authored programming texts and is the inventor on three issued US patents. Early in his career, Dr. Singer worked on numerous hardware and software projects, including the first full text searchable database for medical records and the first interactive environment for speech synthesis tools. He currently serves on the National Advisory Board of Mystic Seaport Museum.