Andrew Herr – President
Andrew Herr founded and manages Helicase LLC and Mind+Matter LLC. Helicase is a technology and strategy consulting firm which specializes in developing, conducting, and implementing tailored studies and programs for corporate and government clients. Helicase’s core areas of expertise include emerging and potentially disruptive technologies, corporate strategy and structure, and optimizing human performance. Mind+Matter is a performance, productivity, and wellbeing consulting company which uses nutrition and lifestyle to enhance corporate and individual clients’ minds and bodies through its cutting-edge NutriINT program
Prior to his current positions, Andrew was the Principal Investigator for Defense & Human Performance at Scitor Corporation, developed and regularly taught courses on optimizing performance under strenuous conditions to civilians preparing for deployment to Afghanistan, was a Next Generation Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and worked with U.S. government agencies in a variety of capacities, ranging from policy development to prototype design and testing. He has experience in both biology and physics laboratories, where he worked on hepatitis B drug development, nuclear weapons detection, and radiation dosimetry.
Andrew received Master’s Degrees in Microbiology & Immunology, Health Physics, and Security Studies and a Certificate in Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies from Georgetown University, where he had previously completed his undergraduate work in the School of Foreign Service. In addition to his academic studies on the area, he has also lived and traveled extensively in Russia and Central Asia and speaks Russian.