Andy is currently an independent consultant assisting IS4S in work for DHS. The work focuses on protecting and improving the integrity of space base timing sources used in the Financial Services Sector. Before IS4S, as a senior technical advisor at Pico, helping them build the next generation of ultra-high-performance infrastructure for the Financial Service sector. Pico has a broad team of industry experts all laser-focused on developing and delivering on the fastest, most reliable infrastructure for the industry. From networking and hosting to precision timing, all offered at maximum performance, and at the right price point. Before Pico Andy was Chief Architect for the Financial Services Team at Juniper Networks, Inc. starting June 2012. Before joining Juniper, he was SVP, Global Head of Network Services, at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE Euronext). While there, he was responsible for planning the company¹s worldwide networks, voice and cellular services, and led the design and deployment of Data Center solutions. Mr. Bach was responsible for planning the extensive networks that link all NYSE, Securities Industries Automation Corporation (SIAC), the American Stock Exchange (AMEX), Pacific Stock Exchange, Archipelago, LIFFE and European cash markets, as well as the national markets system networks. He sat on the board of the Promise Fund at Polytechnic University in New York City, where he also was an adjunct professor for graduate studies in networking. Currently, he is also the chair of the Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications (CATT) advisory board at the University. In 2000, he won the prestigious Computerworld Smithsonian Award for his role in the integration of IP multicasting technology in the financial services industry. Mr. Bach also holds multiple patents in communications technologies and received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Pratt Institute.