Andrew Soderberg

Customer Success Executive, Web Developer, and Consultant in San Marcos, California

Andrew Soderberg

Customer Success Executive, Web Developer, and Consultant in San Marcos, California

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Andrew has focused his career on delivering products and services using video, interactive media, and web technologies.

At Atari, Inc., Andrew was a member of the team that build the first computer and laserdisc interactive kiosks used in retail. He was the Production Manager for Atari's television commercials which won a Clio award. Andrew was the Product Manager for the Atari 600XL and 800XL computers and led their successful product launch across Europe.

At ViMart Corp., he further developed and marketed interactive kiosks that substantially increased software sales at Sears and K-Mart stores nationwide. As Director of Marketing, at Aapps Corp., he was the first to market digital video capture and display products for the Macintosh, before Apple’s QuickTime technology existed.

Andrew was recruited by Apple Computer to be the Evangelist responsible for QuickTime and Firewire technologies. During his tenure at Apple, he was instrumental in the creation of many key strategic partnerships, as well as enlisting over 100 companies worldwide to develop QuickTime and Firewire based products. As Advanced Technology Evangelist, he was a key member of the team that managed the development of the 660 & 840 AV Macs.

In 1993 Andrew founded Merlin Media, Inc., a successful Silicon Valley creative and technical agency pioneering multimedia and web solutions for Fortune 500 companies as well as high-tech start-up clients. His team built a 30-station interactive system for Apple that ran for 2 years at Disney World's EPCOT Center. In 1995 Andrew authored a book, Desktop Video Studio, published by Random House Electronic Publishing, and was honored by AV Video Multimedia Producer magazine's as a Top 100 digital video producer.

In 2005 Andrew merged his company with Interact Communications, Inc. As CTO and VP of Web Services he served community and technical colleges, providing market research, communication services, and Internet/web solutions. Since founding his own company, Andrew has built and managed hundreds of corporate and higher education websites, as well as creating dozens of multimedia CD/DVD products.

Recruited by OmniUpdate in 2008 to build out a department of award winning professional services, training, and support professionals. As Vice President of Customer Success, Andrew and his team of 30 are responsible for the success of the company's over 700 college and university customer web sites.

With his free time Andrew loves to sail off the coast of SoCal.