Andrew Burcham

VP of Business Development, Government and Defense

With nearly 20 years of experience developing and monetizing unmanned vehicles and sensor solutions for national security applications, Andrew is a leader with a proven record of bringing disruptive technologies to market within the maritime industry.

Over the course of a decade at Liquid Robotics, Andrew held various leadership roles in maritime operations, program management, and business development. As an early employee, he contributed to the development of the Wave Glider Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV), and was pivotal to the establishment of small, long-endurance USVs as an active class of military autonomous platforms. Additionally, as a company expert on Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems, Andrew architected and led go-to-market efforts associated with multiple novel mission solutions based on the Wave Glider.

Most recently, Andrew recently served as the President of Sensor Technology Engineering, the Nation’s premier provider of tactical radiation sensors for the detection and localization of nuclear weapons. In this role he facilitated the company’s integration with a new corporate acquirer, and overhauled product and marketing strategies to enable scaled growth.

Prior to his experience in industry, Andrew supported the U.S. Navy as a program manager and civilian research diver at the Naval Information Warfare Center in San Diego where he was engaged in the development, fielding, and operation of specialized maritime surveillance systems.

Andrew received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He currently resides in Santa Barbara with his growing young family and dedicates his free time to diving, surfing and exploring the California Channel Islands.

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Andrew Burcham

VP of Business Development, Government and Defense

With nearly 20 years of experience developing and monetizing unmanned vehicles and sensor solutions for national security applications, Andrew is a leader with a proven record of bringing disruptive technologies to market within the maritime industry.

Over the course of a decade at Liquid Robotics, Andrew held various leadership roles in maritime operations, program management, and business development. As an early employee, he contributed to the development of the Wave Glider Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV), and was pivotal to the establishment of small, long-endurance USVs as an active class of military autonomous platforms. Additionally, as a company expert on Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems, Andrew architected and led go-to-market efforts associated with multiple novel mission solutions based on the Wave Glider.

Most recently, Andrew recently served as the President of Sensor Technology Engineering, the Nation’s premier provider of tactical radiation sensors for the detection and localization of nuclear weapons. In this role he facilitated the company’s integration with a new corporate acquirer, and overhauled product and marketing strategies to enable scaled growth.

Prior to his experience in industry, Andrew supported the U.S. Navy as a program manager and civilian research diver at the Naval Information Warfare Center in San Diego where he was engaged in the development, fielding, and operation of specialized maritime surveillance systems.

Andrew received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He currently resides in Santa Barbara with his growing young family and dedicates his free time to diving, surfing and exploring the California Channel Islands.

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