Andrew Cardno

Data Visualization Expert

Andrew Cardno is an established thought leader in visual analytics,

with over 21 years of experience in the field. Andrew has led private Ph.D./Masters

research teams in visualization/development for over 15 years, this leadership won Andrew

two Smithsonian Laureates and more than 12 innovation awards.  He is an inventor of over 80 patent

applications.  He has published over 100 industry and academic articles and is co-author

of the books  The Math that Gaming Made (2011) and Where is the Money?: The Super Powered

Marketer ​(2017).  In addition, Andrew provides expert consultation on high performance databases and

data visualization, as well as software services to casinos in the United States.

Andrew is often asked to speak on the future of analytics at a variety of venues across the world. Andrew currently serves as the CEO of Game Changing Tecnologies where he is realizing his dream of providing software that allows anyone in any industry to create and act on advanced data visualizations based on massive amounts of correlated data. He holds a Bachelor of Surveying from Otago University, NZ, and a diploma of computer science from Victoria University, NZ. Andrew lives in San Diego with his wife and four children.

Andrew has provided database, mapping and visualization products and consulting services to the following companies (among others), Seminole Gaming, Sabre, Harrah's Entertainment Corporation, Penn National Gaming, Inc., Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc., Wal-mart Stores, Inc., Best Buy Co., Inc., Mayo Clinic.


 Smithsonian Laureates in 2000 and 2001 from the Computerworld Honors Program
Data Warehousing Institute, Pioneering Product Award in Visualization Technology
Two-time winner of The Casino Journal award for "Most Innovative Gaming Product"
Casino Enterprise Management Magazine's inaugural "Slot Floor Technology Award"
Gaming & Leisure: "Interoperability Award"
CasinoTech "Top 20 Most Innovative Products"
IBM New Zealand Finalist for "Technology Impact"