Andy is Managing Director of VA². He is responsible for advising family offices and closely-held business owners on investment strategy and portfolio execution.
Andy is an entrepreneur, connector of people and dots, and doer at heart. Katz has been advising the investment community for over a decade. Katz is also a mentor to entrepreneurs who are on a mission that encompasses both financial and social gain.
Previous to VA², Katz founded two venture backed startups, and served as a strategic advisor to Family Offices and PE/VC funds. During these years, he learned first hand the importance of smart capital and patience. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Andy climbed the executive ranks of leading technology companies, including the 2009 No. 1 company on the prestigious Deloitte 2009 Technology Fast 500 list.
Favorite Quote: "To lead people, walk behind them." -Tzu