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You’ve probably heard of the PayPal Mafia on the west coast. In Boston, you have the Endeca mafia, where lots of alumni have gone off to start companies like Toast, Salsify, Parallel Wireless, and many others. Andrew is part of this crew, as he joined Endeca in the early days and was part of the team that helped scale the company, which later resulted in an acquisition by Oracle. Andrew’s latest company is Jellyfish, the leading Engineering Management Platform (EMP), which provides complete visibility into engineering organizations, the work they do, and how they operate. The company announced a $12M Series A round of funding back in May, which was led by Accel and Wing Venture Capital. In this episode of our podcast, we cover: * Andrew’s decision to study computer science at MIT and how working at a handful of internships helped shape his career. * A deep dive into his experience at Endeca, plus another startup he founded called LoopIt. * All the details on Jellyfish and how they are enabling the business of engineering. * Advice to entrepreneurs on idea creation and what is a viable product to build a business around. * And so much more. If you like the show, please remember to subscribe and review us on iTunes, Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.