andrew kivela

operations manager

Andrew Kivela is the Operations Manager for Unbounded Labs, creating detailed plans for new developments and leading research. As Operations Manager, Andrew leverages over 12 years of analytical experience and military leadership, in addition to his Computer/Electrical Engineering background.

During his time at Unbounded Labs, Andrew has worked on projects for Anko, Arthrex, Beta Bionics, Cell Detect, Corelle, Saint-Gobain, Ocean Optics, Sy-Klone, HEB and more. Much of his work focuses on customer relationship management by enhancing and expanding current programs, managing staff and technical resources, and refining development strategies. He also has developed industry and community partnerships through addressing the competitive needs of the targeted sector. Besides operations management, Andrews’ expertise focuses on python and embedded C programming as well as electrical design for embedded systems.

Prior to entering the engineering field, Andrew spent nine years as a Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Analyst and Korean Linguist for the US Army and an additional three years as an Operations Research/Systems Analyst (ORSA). He has spent over seven years supporting US Forces deployed to South Korea and Afghanistan supporting multiple infantry brigades, 501st Military Intelligence Brigade, 82nd EOD Group, and 3rd Special Forces Group.

Andrew holds an Associates in the Korean Language from the Defense Language Institute, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of South Florida and is pursuing a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the New York University Tandon School of Engineering to be completed in 2020.