Andy Lombard

Andy Lombard

Executive Vice President of Innovation and Venture Development, Arizona Commerce Authority

Andy Lombard is an entrepreneur and the Executive Vice President of Innovation, Venture Development, & Small Business at the Arizona Commerce Authority. At age 19, Andy interned at Motorola, then went on to lead Motorola Asia and later became a corporate VC @ MOT Ventures.  He then led M&A for Silicon Valley based Adaptive Broadband (NASDAQ: ADAP) and was instrumental in the stock price increase from $6 to $205 in 24 months.  In 2000, he founded airBand, a VC-backed company (Battery, SevinRosen, Cisco) and built it to over $400M exit valuation.  Andy’s awards include: E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist; CEO World Award 2014; Executive of the Year 2013; President George W. Bush High-Tech CEO Forum; Red Herring Top 10 Wireless Startups 2002.  Andy helped create ACA’s Arizona Innovation Challenge and Venture Ready Accelerator.  In his down time, Andy is a volunteer Ski Patrol @Brighton Ski Resort, Utah.

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