Andy Balaam

Lead Software Engineer at Element

Andy Balaam has extensive work experience in the software engineering field. Andy currently holds the position of Lead Software Engineer at Element since February 2023. Prior to that, they worked as a Senior Software Engineer at Element starting in September 2021 until February 2023. Before joining Element, they worked at OpenMarket Inc. as a Senior Principal Software Engineer from June 2016 to September 2021. Andy's earlier experience includes a role as a Lead Developer at IBM from April 2005 to June 2016, and as a Software Developer at Sigma (UK) Limited from January 1999 to January 2009.

Andy Balaam received their bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of Nottingham in 1998. Afterward, they pursued a Master of Science degree in Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems at the University of Sussex, which they completed in 2000. Following their master's degree, they continued their studies at the University of Sussex and obtained a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence in 2005.


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  • Lead Software Engineer

    February, 2023 - present

  • Senior Software Engineer

    September, 2021

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