|UniversityÂ ofÂ IllinoisÂ at Champagne Urbana, MS|
|Michigan State University, BS|
Andy Laursen, is co-founder and President of 4delite. He started his career at Bell Labs, and was VP of Development at Oracle, where he was one of the early kernel architects. While at Oracle, he wrote Oracle RAC, and later led the teams responsible for the Network Computer and the massively scalable video server. Later, as SVP of Product Development at Phone.com, Andy led the engineering and product management teams to build carrier-class software and to define the WAP/WML standards. Most recently, he founded and was VP of Product Development at Scalent.