LIVE! 2007 Speaker
Andy Wurtz
Sentricon Electronic Technology Leader, Dow AgroSciences


Andy Wurtz

With over 20 years of electronics experience, Andy Wurtz is familiar with the challenges of bringing new technology to market. For the past five years, he has worked in the Pest Management business of Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company. As the Sentricon Electronics Technology Leader at Dow, Andy was responsible for the final commercialization of RFID technology into the SentriconÆ Termite Colony Elimination System. While in his technology leader role, Andy submitted three internal patent disclosures and is a co-inventor of a filed US patent. Prior to his time at Dow, Andy worked in consumer products development and manufacturing of nonlinear video editing hardware. He has a bachelors degree in electrical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and a masters degree in civil/environmental engineering from Colorado State University.