Andrew D’Souza is the Chief Operating Officer of Toronto-based Top Hat, a mobile learning platform for the classroom. He joined Top Hat’s executive team in 2012 to open the company’s San Francisco office, secure venture capital and build the sales and marketing organization. Andrew studied Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and began his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company’s media practice. He has also worked with nonprofit organizations including Engineers Without Borders, the Khan Academy, Ashoka, TEDxSan Francisco and the Vancouver Olympics. Andrew frequently contributes articles on education technology, the Canadian startup ecosystem and startup hiring to Mashable, VentureBeat, Business Insider, VC Journal and the Toronto Standard.