Andrew has combined a passion for IT with a strong aptitude for business to create SwarmOnline - one of Scotland's fastest growing tech companies. Three years ago he founded SwarmOnline who became Sencha's first partner outside of the U.S. Since then Andrew has grown the business year on year and acknowledges that Sencha has had a huge impact on his success. Although Andrew is a Managing Director, he his also an experienced and highly competent technologist and solutions architect. He has written Ext JS 4 Web Application Development Cookbook, Ext JS Essentials and is currently busy writing another JS book, due out soon. Last year Andrew's success was recognised when he received a nomination for Young Business Person of the Year at the prestigious Glasgow Business Awards. Andrew is a sought after conference speaker. Previous speaking engagements have taken him to London, Dublin, Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Orlando and Santa Clara.